The Problem and the Problems with the Problem–Notes on Chapter One

Jerry Coyne’s recent book could not have come at a better time. The science-religion debate is out of control. In the first chapter of this book, Coyne lays out the problem: the notion that science and religion are compatible is detrimentally influential and widespread despite overwhelming and mounting evidence that the two are irredeemably atContinue reading “The Problem and the Problems with the Problem–Notes on Chapter One”

The Slow Fix by Ivan E. Coyote

Ivan E. Coyote is a transgendered writer/storyteller who grew up in the Yukon and now lives in Vancouver. This book is his latest and it is a compilation of short stories. The stories are not really fiction; they are based on real life experience, though I doubt that they would fit neatly into any oneContinue reading “The Slow Fix by Ivan E. Coyote”

Sexual Fluidity

This book has two basic points: 1. Women’s sexuality is markedly different from male sexuality 2. Women’s sexuality, although likely grounded in an actual biological orientation, is highly susceptible to context and culture and is not fixed but fluid This books traverses a wide terrain of sexuality studies in a thorough and critical manner. AlthoughContinue reading “Sexual Fluidity”