Archive for November, 2008

Social convention has clearly not caught up to technology. Cell phones allow us to be constantly connected to anyone at any time. I’m starting to think that there is such a thing as too much constant connection. Cell phone users are incredibly rude, strange, or annoying at times. People must assume that putting a cell […]


Dec 17th is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, if you weren’t aware. For the first time ever, the folks of SWOP national are organizing a march on Washington for sex workers’ rights visibility. I cannot be there, sadly, but I do hope you all organize and show up. It won’t be quite […]


My feelings of anger, outrage, ire, elation, hope, and so forth, in the wake of the election are ebbing into serious critical thinking. I am thinking about the future of social movements I care about. The sex workers rights movement, the queer rights movement, the feminist movement, pro-choice movements. I have had a number of […]


There are two things that are symbolic of America (with apologies to my foreign friends): voting and paying taxes. On this election day, of course I am going to encourage everyone to vote. As San Franciscoians decide the fate of the decriminalization bill Prop K, there’s a myth that should be addressed. In the dialogue […]