Not surprisingly I'm sure there were a lot of posts this week on Gaza and Israel, I want to highlight a few of them:
"You're an Anti-Semite!"
Ways to Help Gaza
The Land of Milk and Honey
I Fear For the Future of Judaism Today
For Immediate Updates on Gaza
In other news:
On BDSM, "Two Ways of Coping"
Petition to defer any bill on prostitution until after the next general election
Mary and Jesus in Afghanistan
The Evil Behind the Smiles
Indifference Has Robbed Generations of Our History
I AM SEAN BELL, black boys speak from Stacey Muhammad on Vimeo.
"I am Sean Bell" a Mother's Lament
Creating complicity: Racism From Generation to Generation. I think Renee is right on in her analysis here, it's not that there is one such incident at that in the video of the little girl (see story) but that through many such incidents in a child's life that complicity with kyriarchy is created.
Why Some Black GLBT Peeps Hate the "Q" Word was an illuminating post from Monica at Transgriot this week. I've only starting coming to use of "queer" since starting school and seeing it's use there and I can understand the appeal of it, but her criticisms of it also make sense and are something I will have to give more thought to.
"There is Only One America"
The continuing battle against putting former waste water as snow on sacred site
Benefits awarded to beaten Hooters waitress
Environmental disaster in Tennessee
Supporting the DREAM Act
Sheriff Arpaio is On Conan Tonight. Um, W T F? This is our "face of law enforcement"??