How many histories do you need to know in order to write exciting criticism about art at the axis of dance and visual art, theater and performance, and every iteration in between?
People talk about the “Indian drinking problem,” but we say it is a white problem. White men invented whiskey and brought it to America. They manufacture, advertise, and sell it to is. They make the profit on it and cause the conditions that make Indians drink in the first place.
—Mary Crow Dog “Lakota Woman”
Anyway you dice it, nothing is going to change the fact that children need both a mother and a father.
Ah, homophobia, transphobia, and good old cis straight prejudice. (Oh, also a prejudice against single parent homes! Yay! So many problems!)
Did you know that there’s actually been STUDIES about the sorts of environments that children do well in? And you know what they found? The gender of the parents has no impact on the well being of a child.
Like, cornbreaded christ, stop trying to use “but the children!” as an excuse for bigotry.
Besides, children DON’T need a mother and a father. What they DO need is a stable home with someone who loves them more than anything who can meet their needs and some of their wants. Trans people and gay and lesbian couples can provide those just fine. We’re not incapable of love just because our gender or sexuality is not cis/straight.
This also implies a single mother or father is incapable of ‘loving’ their children enough or providing stability or a good environment. You’re against single parents too then OP?
architct asked: Thoughts on Seattle's Freeway Park?
I think it’s great.
I’ve never been there, so I couldn’t tell how it functions as a public space, and I can imagine it can be pretty bleak during/after rain (which is often over there, I think), but it looks damn fine. I wouldn’t mind having a park like that over here.