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Actually Offensive Words, KD Edition

Actually Offensive Words, KD Edition

The other day I grumbled my confusion on Twitter. I was looking at a nonfiction book on Amazon and most of the bad reviews were due to the author’s occasional use of the f-bomb. Let me say straight out–I use

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“Politically Correct” Sucks

"Politically Correct" Sucks

I hate the term “politically correct.” It’s a misnomer, a slur that most people seem to accept at face value, but it’s in no way true. If I say “African American” rather than one of the old, hurtful descriptors, I’m

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Someone is Superficial on the Internet!

Someone is Superficial on the Internet!

Sometimes I forget that I tend to hang out (online) with people much younger than I am. That the feels are ALL THE FEELS and everything is COMPLETELY INDISPUTABLE. Anyway. Yesterday I came across a post on Tumblr that upset

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Over It? You Wish! (and so do I)

Over It? You Wish! (and so do I)

Someone reviewed one of my novels the other day, and in the review she made mention of the occasional homophobia my boys run across in my SF. Okay, first, a clarification–I know it’s common usage (I do it too) but

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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

I meant to have a great post ready for today. I actually knew it was coming! Umm…yesterday. But hell. My mind was on other things, and I didn’t come up with anything. Because, you know–I have that luxury. I’m straight

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What Do You Do If Your Child is Gay?

What do you do when your treasured child, your darling daughter, your handsome and sweet son, announces he’s gay? Say you love him/her. Do it now. That child you have loved all her life, that baby you guarded and toddler

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Yes, Young Children CAN Know They Are Gay

Yes, Young Children CAN Know They Are Gay

I was reading this wonderful post, and a comment annoyed me. It was just one, among many wonderful supportive comments, but still. (Yes, I know. Even though I tell my friends never to read the comments, I was reading the

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