Bigotry Abroad

I saw this video on a friend’s facebook page, and was horrified.  It is an exert from a documentary on the movement to make homosexuality a capital offense in Uganda.  The stupidity of this bigotry could almost be funny, if the outcome of this campaign did not threaten the lives of so many....

A [Weak?] Week’s Worth of Work

At the rate these criticisms are mounting, Obama will be lucky if he escapes impeachment in March.  It’s been literally seven days since he took office, and his foreign policy and domestic policy initiatives have been roundly questioned.  Remember folks: Bush fucked things up in 8 years; Obama’s...

Carved Up: Black Women and Bodily Integrity

Hi, I’m Sylvia. I’m new to the CFLF crowd, and my regular blogging spot is at Problem Chylde. I’m a black twentysomething going through the sweet hell that is law school. I’m rounding out the first semester of my third year after putting down the Publish button for a few months. I...

Okay, What’s the Real Story Here?

Does it seem to you that Michael Ware is a little… distracted?...

When Dreams Collide

I am in full agreement with Armando for once, and I mean that neither ironically nor sarcastically. Even now, at the eleventh hour, I still remain skeptical; I still refuse to believe that it is over until Hillary delivers a concession speech. But as it looks increasingly more likely that Obama will be the...

Treat Children Like People, But Remember, They’re Only Human

Kathryn Jean Lopez on abstinence programs: I’m a big fan of programs that treat children like people, not animals. Programs that operate under the assumption that if you love them enough to challenge them, they often won’t disappoint you. That even if they do, you’ve planted seeds and given them a compass...