Maleficent and the Irrelevant Phallus
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Taken back to the broader perspective, what the hell is Prince Philip doing in the movie? Or in any movie? What purpose do men serve in a world where they can’t occupy themselves with saving females? This Philip question has finally really let me see the reality of what the “traditional” treatment of females in our art does to men. I finally grasp what a weirdly bleak and frankly horrifying landscape it is for male characters who are just as bound by the “Princess” stereotype as their female counterparts.

In Defense of Princesses
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In which DM tells us why he isn’t ashamed to say the hero of his novel, Sebastian Smith, thinks like a girl.

Is Merida From Pixar’s Brave The Worst Role Model For Girls Ever?
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  Dear Reader, The answer to the question in the title of my blog post is: No, but she is pretty bad.  Lemme set up the question first though. I was thinking about the Disney Princess catalog recently due to an article someone posted on my wall about how Drag … Read More

An Open Letter to DC Comics RE: Superman and Orson Scott-Card.
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(**NOTE:  This letter is in address to DC Comics decision to hire Orson Scott Card to write the Superman comic series.  At the time of this publication, Mr. Card was an outspoken anti-gay activist, and the letter addresses this.  Also, as a point of ethics, when I wrote this I … Read More

Why should it even matter that you’re GAY?
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Dear Readers, I am gay. I have been open about being gay for about a decade, and I have been accepting of my own homosexuality (by which I mean to say that I stopped trying to change it for Jesus) for about four years now. I am a lot of … Read More