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Tempest in a teapot: Really, is Miss California being punished for her honest, free speech?

By |2019-03-13T15:08:17-04:00May 13th, 2009|Blog|

Antonio Finns in the Sun-Sentinel lauds Miss California Carrie Prejean for "defend[ing] free speech rights just beautifully." In the Miss America competition,  she showed her support for "opposite" marriage (which we understand as "straight marriage") and not gay marriage.  She lost the pageant. And since then, the conversation keeps devolving: with claims that she [...]

Dan Savage on “Sexting”

By |2019-03-13T15:13:12-04:00March 11th, 2009|Blog|

In episode 124 of his sex-advice podcast, Dan Savage weighs in on "sexting." An excerpt: ... I just want to say a quick word about "sexting" which is the craze sweeping the nation. Young people are occasionally being arrested and being bounced out of school ... because once you take a picture of your own junk when you're a minor [...]