Reflections on the Mitten’s Midterms

To say I was relieved when I checked Michigan’s midterm election results this morning is an understatement. When I went to bed, I was feeling afraid of what sort of Michigan we’d be waking up to. There was a lot hanging in the balance— for queer and trans people, for people of colour, for working… Continue reading Reflections on the Mitten’s Midterms

Get the Vote Out, Kampuchea

The first weekend in June, commune elections were held across the nation as the rallying, parading, badgering, bribing, and flag-waving came to a head, and finally to a close. I was not sorry to see it go. It was all a bit much: Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) paying for the most renown (and… Continue reading Get the Vote Out, Kampuchea

The Importance of Being Earnest (at least digitally-speaking)

Lately I feel very interested in the secrets and secret thoughts people have, especially about other people, particularly as relates to sex and/or violence. Usually one is hard-pressed to get earnest, open insight into such secrets, thoughts and fantasies, but thanks to the [seeming] anonymity of the Web, sometimes such honesty just comes pouring forth.… Continue reading The Importance of Being Earnest (at least digitally-speaking)