Literate Perversions https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/ Sex, Politics, Culture, and Godlessness Sat, 15 Aug 2020 00:06:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.6 108310206 The Catch-22 of Mental Health Services https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/mental-health-catch-22/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/mental-health-catch-22/#comments Fri, 14 Aug 2020 22:57:19 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1997 The post The Catch-22 of Mental Health Services appeared first on Literate Perversions.

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When Wargames and Childrens’ Books Collide….. https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/when-wargames-and-childrens-books-collide/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/when-wargames-and-childrens-books-collide/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1946 Thomas the Tank Engine becomes a Hell-Machine, thanks to the Forces of Chaos in Warhammer 40K. Is this really that implausible?

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Surrealism in Everyday Life: Avoid Sexual Harrassment by Becoming a Spy https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/become-a-spy-to-get-away-from-misogyny/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/become-a-spy-to-get-away-from-misogyny/#comments Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:00:46 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1897 Facebook gets weirder every day.

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Fighting Fascism with Daleks, Posterboard, and Corgis https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/fighting-fascism-with-daleks-posterboard-and-corgis/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/fighting-fascism-with-daleks-posterboard-and-corgis/#respond Sat, 21 Jul 2018 22:09:19 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1757 My favorite signs, slogans, and performances from the anti-Trump demonstrations in the UK.

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Nicole Arteaga is Why I Have No Tears for Sarah Huckabee Sanders https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/nicole-arteaga-is-why-i-have-no-tears-for-sarah-huckabee-sanders/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/nicole-arteaga-is-why-i-have-no-tears-for-sarah-huckabee-sanders/#comments Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:51:08 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1745 I'm too busy being angry about Nicole Arteaga, an Arizona woman who was refused emergency contraception, to bother with Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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Saturday Morning Schadenfreude: Restaurant Throws Sarah Huckabee Sanders Out on Her Worthless Ass https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/saturday-morning-schadenfreude-restaurant-throws-sarah-huckabee-sanders-out-on-her-worthless-ass/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/saturday-morning-schadenfreude-restaurant-throws-sarah-huckabee-sanders-out-on-her-worthless-ass/#respond Sat, 23 Jun 2018 18:49:49 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1738 Sarah Huckabee Sanders got a very small taste of the America she wants to build. The irony was wasted on her.

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Anger and Pride Go Together: Christians, Wedding Cakes, and the Supreme Court https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/anger-and-pride-go-together-christians-wedding-cakes-and-the-supreme-court/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/anger-and-pride-go-together-christians-wedding-cakes-and-the-supreme-court/#comments Mon, 04 Jun 2018 18:21:16 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1719 Today's Supreme Court decision is a reason to get angry and resist, not to succumb to despair.

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An Ambivalent Proposal: Make “Incel” a Verb https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/fuck-you-make-incel-a-verb/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/fuck-you-make-incel-a-verb/#comments Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:36:57 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1607 It seems unfair to make "fuck you" a curse. Why not try "incel you"?

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The Left Isn’t Killing Language: The Lies and Failures of David Smalley https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/left-isnt-killing-language-lies-failures-david-smalley/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/left-isnt-killing-language-lies-failures-david-smalley/#comments Sat, 07 Oct 2017 17:46:56 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=1345 David Smalley claims that the "Screeching Left" is diminishing the power of language. This is why he's not only wrong, but dishonest.

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Antifa is Not the “Vegan Isis”: A Roundup of Real Information About Antifascism https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/no-antifa-is-not-the-vegan-isis-a-roundup-of-real-information-about-antifa/ https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/no-antifa-is-not-the-vegan-isis-a-roundup-of-real-information-about-antifa/#respond Tue, 05 Sep 2017 03:49:06 +0000 https://the-orbit.net/literateperversions/?p=948 A lot of misinformation about antifa movements has been hitting the media in the last few weeks. This link roundup highlights more nuanced coverage of anti-fascist politics, including black bloc tactics.

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