Diverse Reading: Why You Should Not Choose Protagonists Who Look Like You

People ask online all the time, “I’m looking for book recommendations featuring a protagonist that- (fill in the blank) is homosexual, is a man, is a strong female, is a minority, is asexual, is a redhead, is a single parent, etc. etc.” It’s even better when readers ask for these roles in their favorite genre.Continue reading “Diverse Reading: Why You Should Not Choose Protagonists Who Look Like You”

The Department of Education is Out of Line

Read these first: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2015/12/03/under-federal-pressure-illinois-school-district-allows-transgender-student-to-use-locker-room/ http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/schaumburg-hoffman-estates/news/ct-transgender-student-district-211-vote-met-20151202-story.html I don’t believe the ACLU actually cares about the ethics of this case, they were paid big money to win with a potential windfall of new cases and big money from other wealthy, activist parents. But the so-called Department of Education ought to be ashamed of itself. It outright threatenedContinue reading “The Department of Education is Out of Line”