The fact that the only novel that "Brad Dacus, a lobbyist in Sacramento for the pro-family Pacific Justice Institute" can think of right off the top of his head is Gone With the Wind says something all by itself.
My books are all indiscriminate whores, and will fuck anything that slides in next to them.
My favorite juxtaposition ever was when, during a private tour of the stacks of Houghton Library, the rare book library at Harvard, I got to see a privately-printed edition of W.H. Auden's scandalous pornographic and pedophilic poem "The Platonic Blow" shelved next to a first edition of Baden-Powell's The Boy Scout Manual. Your Mr. Dacus would have a coronary.
And I would have kittens.
remember when they said that it was all activist judges that decided these things that it had to be decided by the legislature...now it has to be decided by plebiscite...where do they go after that.
@5, they go to a multi-denominational (Christian) oligarchy
"Things that cannot reproduce or things that cannot provide that generational heritage are not a progressive value. Those are backwards values."....Things? WOW
I think forcing children to read the majority of gay literature would be illegal under Article 3 of the Geneva Convention. Aside from Boy Meets Boy and Robert Rodi, most gay literature is exceedingly painful, and those two aren't literary gems, just very entertaining.
@8 So true. You have to find your gay gems hidden in "straight" settings for the good literature. Like Miss Scarlett herself...
I think i am getting a raging clue
Word! My friends and I quote "GWTW" more often than we quote "Mommie Dearest" !
Mr. Dacus would be shocked to learn that students already read "gay" novels in high school. *insert faux shocked face* Mary Renault was required reading in my High school English classes.
Why read novels. Non-fiction in this country is so much more titilating and scary.
In what high school is Oscar Wilde not already required reading?
I hate Gone with the Wind and yet, I love smoking pole!
I just can't get over the whole 'but they owned slaves.' thing. I keep hoping someone decapitates Scarlet, mounts her head on a pike, and throws a great party in the name of freedom.
In order to combat spam, we are no longer accepting comments on this post (or any post more than 45 days old).