The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

January 21, 2011
by terrance
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Help a Brotha Out?

Via Matt Yglesias comes this interesting bit from Ann Friedman on straight men and support networks. From an early age, most women are socialized to be more nurturing and relationship-oriented than men, so perhaps this isn’t surprising. My guess is … Continue reading

September 28, 2009
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This Woman’s Work

Talk about “desperate housewives.” This AlterNet article brings to mind something I’d noticed before. In even the most progressive households, the lion’s share of the housework and childcare falls to the woman. But anyway you measure it, statistically speaking, women … Continue reading

July 20, 2009
by terrance
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Sotomayor & The Vulcan Standard, Pt 1.

I was probably an annoying person to have around if you were watching the Sotomayor confirmation hearings. I was so frustrated listening to them that I couldn’t help … um … talking back to the television. There is, after all, … Continue reading