This blog is an archive of things I've read online. I post things here when I read them, and automatically when reading articles through Pocket (http://getpocket.com).

A link here does not mean I agree with the article, only that I read it. I read a lot of things I don't agree with to keep myself from being in a bubble.


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Jul 23, 2014
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The Raw Story »

The son of a Joliet, Illinois, police officer awaiting trial for the strangulation murder of two men has filed a complaint with a Will County judge complaining about the lack of diversity in the jailhouse menu, too small towels, and overpriced items in the jail commissary, reports the Chicago Tribun via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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Why We Deserve More Bisexual Characters On Television »

Today we learned that, in addition to losing his precious cigarettes the TV version of John Constantine will see his bisexuality downplayed, and some of you chimed in with reasons why Constantine should have both male and female lovers. via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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Let’s Cool It in the Bedroom »

Sleep is essential for good health, as we all know. But a new study hints that there may be an easy but unrealized way to augment its virtues: lower the thermostat. via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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Why Rape Euphemisms And Myths Are Dangerous »

Who is helped when we refuse to be accurate about rape? Certainly not rape victims. Last week, an Englishman was sentenced to five years in jail for raping a woman while she slept. As the judge put it, “She was a pretty girl who you fancied. You simply could not resist. You had sex with her. via Pocket


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Jul 22, 2014
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But WHAT CAN BE DONE: Dos and Don’ts To Combat Online Sexism »

You may notice that a lot of things happen to do with sexism on the internet. Sometimes someone has done a sexist thing and people are talking about it. Sometimes someone has written an article about the time they experienced sexism and other people are having feelings about it. via Pocket


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Jul 22, 2014
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Sex happens: why there's nothing wrong with getting into bed on the first date »

It’s quite amazing that in this day and age we still have a double standard when it comes to having sex on a first date. If a male does it, he is called a stud; if a woman does it, she is called a slut. via Pocket


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Jul 22, 2014
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Jul 22, 2014
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When Twitter Fails: Math and Programming Edition »

Myself and some others had a bunch of tweets today that led to some frustration. I think the combination of many tweets, the limitations of 140 characters, and RTing without context led to a lot of confusion and talking past each other. via Pocket


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Jul 21, 2014
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Op-Ed: Vagina Cooties and Dating Bi Guys »

Vagina cooties. That’s what my date told me I had for being bisexual … seriously. via Pocket


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Jul 21, 2014
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Two Couples, One Mortgage »

Last December, my partner Rebecca and I bought a rowhouse with another couple. Our wedding was this May. Next month, we’re expecting a baby—the other couple’s baby. For most of our adult lives, Rebecca and I lived in houses full of roommates and loved it. via Pocket