Feminism | Posted by Julie Z on 12/31/2011

Saturday Vids: Not Disappointed By President Obama

I don’t generally like to get too overtly political on this blog, but I definitely think this video is worth taking a look at no matter what your political persuasion. Recently, a lot of my leftist friends have been voicing their disappointment with Obama – they felt he promised things that weren’t delivered. I just think in general it’s important to give credit where credit’s due. Take from it what you will, but I appreciate Jake Lamar’s defense of Obama.

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Feminism | Posted by Chelsea H on 10/28/2009

Dealing With Parents…

I live in an extremely Republican environment, and I identify as a Democrat. I am an extremely involved member in my Young Democrats Club at my school.  I was in the process of letting my mother know that I was campaigning for our upcoming local elections, and my stepdad cut me off and started arguing with me.

One of the things we argued about was gay rights.  I’m not homosexual, but I still don’t believe that heterosexuals have the right to tell others they can’t be gay. So with my quick wit, I won the argument. But then my stepdad asks, “Who’s the boy?”

I said, “There isn’t one.” (Because there isn’t.)
And he goes, “Well, when I was in high school, girls joined clubs to get the boy’s attention …

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