(Sorry guys, comments are disabled on this post while we work on site issues.) Finally been bullied into posting a new show, it’s been forever! Been having some technical issues with the site, PLEASE ignore the hideous colors on the audio player, they’re DEFINITELY temporary, but we ARE going to try to post more regularly and if you don’t like this one, blame the listeners who finally got us to get it done and
mono is super short and TBFTGOG plays for too long but what are ya gonna do? experimenting on skype with Lale in LA and of course the sound is dreadful. we talk cigs, lesbian repair men, and more!!! Nicole and I chat about her leaving the psych ward gig, coming out at her new one, and other stuff like what to do when you find out that you’re not sexually compatible with your partner late in
Mostly all of it is recorded on the portable so it’s tinny, there’s lots of shouting and the sound goes in and out. You know, we like to keep it Hollywood.
by Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Fifty years ago, when I was a boy of fifteen and helping to inhabit a Missourian village on the banks of the Mississippi, I had a friend whose society was very dear to me because I was forbidden by my mother to partake of it. He was a gay and impudent and satirical and delightful young black man–a slave–who daily preached sermons from the top of his master’s woodpile, with me for…
We’ve never really bought into the myth of sisterhood, but this excerpt from Phyllis Chesler’s “Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman” about women’s sexist aggression toward other women is dead on.
Love your sister as you love yourself—the quiet, daily practice of sisterhood—requires a strong and independent mind and spirit. To practice sisterhood, a woman must first love her (own) self. She must be clear about her psychological boundaries and be able to guard them well. Only then will she have the capacity to respect and not violate another woman’s boundaries.
Sexism is not only about mistrusting or disliking women. It is also about idealizing or demonizing women either as fairy godmothers or as evil stepmothers. Sexism is about expecting women to be family-like intimates. Women must learn to resist the illusion of…..