Thanks to the fear tactics advocated by the Bush Administration and abetted by many health activists, gay and bisexual men have been engaged in a one-sided conversation about safe sex–all death and no life. Isn’t a sex-positive approach more realistic?
From Brokeback Mountain’s closeted cowboys to King Kong’s
embrace of Anne Darrow, Hollywood has queered cherished icons of
masculinity. But the two films paint a bleak picture: Love that falls
outside the norm must struggle to be something more than
If Samuel Alito is confirmed to the US Supreme Court, his impact on
limiting reproductive rights would be certain and swift, due to his
record and to two key abortion rights cases making their way to the
The right has ushered in a moment of cult celebrity for the pre-born.
But let’s not be seduced by this idea of personhood. Remember the poor
and not-so-perfect post-born children of America? Aren’t they persons,