Homonormal Marriage

Edie and Thea got gay married. The linguistic shift from gay marriage to marriage equality is interesting, like all politically motivated discursive choices.  Adding the gay label to marriage "spotlights" same-sex marriage, emphasizing its abnormality. Spotlighting, or using marked language, … Continue reading

Living in a Shotgun Shack

Many years ago my ex-husband made the quirky observation: "You are like a mother alligator." Mother alligators, like all mothers, are highly attuned to their young. Upon hearing any sound of distress, and the baby alligator has quite a distinctive voice, the mother will defy all belief regarding … Continue reading

Surviving ObamaCare

The biggest threat from ObamaCare, according to the Humanix Books' ObamaCare Survival Guide, is the influx of the mass uninsured populace into the healthcare system.  The logic behind this argument boggles the mind. The short version: there aren't enough doctors to handle the sudden mass increase … Continue reading