The NAACP Endorsement and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage

28 May, 2012


 


 

NAACP approval of same-sex marriage is a small step forward in fulfilling “equality for all”


“A Straight-Out Cowardly Case of Bullying”

26 May, 2012


 


 

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Arizona) bill to prohibit D.C. abortions troubles Del. Norton and District residents


Remembering Go-Go’s Godfather

20 May, 2012


 


 

The Busboys and Poets tribe send our thoughts and prayers to all the family and friends of the man who built Go-Go from the ground up.


On Censorship by Salman Rushdie

19 May, 2012


 


 

No writer ever really wants to talk about censorship. Writers want to talk about creation, and censorship is anti-creation, negative energy, uncreation, the bringing into being of non-being, or, to use Tom Stoppard’s description of death, “the absence of presence.” Censorship is the thing that stops you doing what you want to do, and what writers want to talk about is what they do, not what stops them doing it.