Why are people so mad at J.K. Rowling?

You may have noticed that a lot of people are not so pleased with J.K. Rowling as of late, and if you haven't delved too deeply into the issue, you may be wondering why emotions are running so high.

On Gender Identity and How To Be Cool

All right. Gender identity. Let's rap. So, there seems to be a lot of confusion out there about sex, gender, gender identity, etc., so I figured I would offer a quick primer for anyone in need of clarification. I'll start out by saying that there's a certain fluidity to all of this, and one person's … Continue reading On Gender Identity and How To Be Cool

Thoughts on Star Trek: The Original Series

So, as I mentioned before, I've recently been working my way through Star Trek: The Original Series, which despite my all-around nerdiness and love of sci-fi, I'd somehow never seen before. I know. Madness. I've been very much enjoying the series (when not raging about its hilariously awful treatment of women), and have been compiling … Continue reading Thoughts on Star Trek: The Original Series