Feminist Files: The new normal

Free to be you and me: Starting Dec. 1 the DSM-5 — the official guide-book in the psychiatry community — has stopped listing transgender as a mental illness! This, coupled with the UN Secretary General’s speech imploring the global community to stand with the LGBT community, will be marked in history as no less significant…

Black Friday: Friend or foe?

With all the ranting this way and that about stores opening for Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving day, I got to wondering how you feel about all this. Is Black Friday a cultural institution, like pumpkin pie, or to put it the way one blog did, “where Satan goes for a time out”? Vote now!…

Oi to the World!

What’s your favorite Christmas song? In the spirit of the season, I wanted to share a list of some of my favorite holiday songs. Please feel free to share yours in the comments! Happy Holidays, Everyone! Christmas Time is Here by Vince Guaraldi Trio (The Charlie Brown song) Welcome Christmas from The Whos of Whoville…