She plays o' the viol-de-gamboys, speaks three or four languages word for word without book, hath all the good gifts of nature, knows a hawk from a handsaw, and can see a church by daylight. The rest is subject to fancy.

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I’d Leave the Country, but My Wife Won’t Let Me…

By Laura Conaway Tuesday, Feb 24 2004

My loved ones and I were standing at the wrong end of a government’s gun—not literally, of course, but in a way that threatens our deepest understanding of our lives. Our hopes for a happy, loving, ordinary marriage had become a national threat. George Bush had called for an amendment against same-sex marriage.

Men who hate women on the Web

Joan Walsh
Saturday, Mar 31, 2007

Is there really any doubt that women writing on the Web are subject to more abuse than men, simply because they’re women? Really? I’ve been following the Kathy Sierra blog storm, thinking I had nothing new to say, but the continued insistence that Sierra, and those who defend her, are somehow overreacting, or charging sexism where none exists, makes it hard for a mouthy woman to stay silent.


Glossary of Gay Slang Terms

These slang terms were collected from a variety of sources, and among others the following ones:

* Ken Cage, Gayle: The Language of Kinks and Queens, A History and Dictionary of Gay Language in South Africa
* Robert Owen Scott’s Gay Slang Dictionary
* Gay & Black Glossary by Roedy Green
* Rebecca Scott, A Brief Dictionary of Queer Slang and Culture
* Wei Lee, Dictionary of Gay Slang
* Gary Bowen’s: A Dictionary of Words for Masculine Women.

We also thank here all our readers who sent us new terms, with the needed explanations, origin and so on. It is also thank to them if our dictionary is becoming one of the most complete and exhaustive in the Net.