[Content note: Homophobia, terrorism, sexual abuse]It's A New Week:Pat Robertson says marriage equality is a plot by the Illuminati. Or something.Singer Rolf Harris has been arrested in connection with a sexual abuse investigation.Chrissy Amphlett, frontwoman for the Divinyls, died Sunday at her home in New York. Show More Summary
I don't know what to say about the explosions in Boston. Information is changing so fast anything I write will be out of date. What we know as I'm writing this is that two bombs went off, most likely set in trash cans. Three people are dead, including an eight-year-old boy, and 141 people are injured. Show More Summary
After yesterday's final passage by the French Senate, the marriage equality bill was supposed to go back to the Assembly for reconciliation on May 20th, allowing opponents more than a month to scream, rage, and plot to thwart it. Well, them haters better get to plottin', because the Assembly is getting the bill in five days. Show More Summary
Harry Jackson has described LGBT families as "discombobulated, Frankenstein structures" that are "out of order" with God, has said that gay activists' current marriage push is "just like during the times of Hitler," has claimed marriage equality as “a satanic...
Much work will be needed in the state Assembly. read more
Since every queen and his mum is watching Downton Abbey, we thought we’d skip the pedantic recaps and get right into reading the characters for filth in the Downton Abbey Read-Cap. Each week we’ll throw shade on characters, plotlines and producers with the inappropriate glee of a sadistic dentist. Nothing is sacred. You have been warned. [...]
The "It's Time" video promoting marriage equality and watched by hundreds of thousands across the globe has spurred an offshoot with a different plot but the same message. read more
Iowa conservatives have been plotting to win back the state legislature and subsequently reverse that state's marriage equality law. ABC News reports, however, that that homophobic ship may have already sailed. Conservative lawmakers are watching public opinion move away from...
Well, this is an interesting choice: Superbad director Greg Mottola, who also wrote and directed Adventureland, is in talks to adapt Jeffrey Eugenides’ most recent, marriage plot-dissecting novel, The Marriage Plot. While Mottola wouldn’t be our first choice for this novel about academia, philosophy, love, and mental illness, we can’t deny that there’s something exciting [...]
Puhleez. Well you could have your vice president saying he's OK with gay marriage (becoming the highest-ranking U.S. official ever to make such a statement), making gay and lesbian activists (and their straight supporters) happy. Then,...Show More Summary
In a vain attempt to distance the organization fro the much discussed scandal that is now forever embedded in its DNA, the National Organization is turning to longtime Bishop Harry Jackson, another man still supporting the organization despite its stated...
I have a new article up at Clutch Magazine Internal National Organization for Marriage (NOM) documents, which are part of an investigation regarding campaign finance activities by the state of Maine, have revealed an insidious plot to encourage Black and Latino voters to actively reject same sex marriage as a civil right. Show More Summary
"Middlesex" author Jeffery Eugenides new novel "The Marriage Plot" is really good! But is it really aptly described as "a feminist re-telling"? Not so much.
I’m not an avid Lifetime Movie Watcher. The few that I’ve tuned into have all followed a similar plot: Girl meets boy. Boy is...
Today marks the release of Jeffrey Eugenides’s third novel, The Marriage Plot, a modern take on Victorian matchmaking novels and the women who love them. We adored the book, and all its protagonist’s Jane Austen talk, coupled with her own love triangle, got us to thinking about pulling an Emma and trying a little literary [...]
If you happened to be in the Times Square area recently, then maybe you noticed a billboard advertising Jeffrey Eugenides’ highly-anticipated new book, The Marriage Plot — or the fact that it inexplicably features an image of the author doing his best impression of the Marlboro Man. Since novelists, even Pulitzer Prize-winning ones, so rarely [...]
Here's an extensive preview of the rest of the year in books! Here's what we're most excited about: • The Jeffrey Eugenides book, The Marriage Plot, is, according to people who have read it, ABSOLUTELY UNBELIEVABLE. Out in October. • Donald Ray Pollock's first novel is out next week, yay. Show More Summary
Today at Flavorpill, we looked at an interesting selection of McDonald’s menu items around the world — like Singapore’s McRice burger. We read the first few lines from Jeffrey Eugenides’s next novel, The Marriage Plot, which is coming out in October. We watched a time-lapse video of a German Sheperd growing from an 8-week-old puppy [...]
All of the groups active on the wrong side of the DC marriage fight (NOM, FRC, The American Society For Saying Tradition and Family A lot So As To Mask The Actual Discrimination Being Pushed) were super eager to push...
Maryland-based carpetbagger Bishop Harry Jackson appeared on the radio show of Minnesota hate preacher Bradlee Dean to declare that gay marriage is part of Satan's plot to "destroy our seed." Whatever that means. Bradlee Dean, who has appeared at fundraisers for Rep. Show More Summary