Thursday, January 11, 2018


Chinese movie poster for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (星际大战:最后的绝地武士). Sorry about the glare on Luke's face. I took this photo in the subway station.
1. Film Theory: Disney LIED to You! (High School Musical) (posted December 30) A video about how the "High School Musical" movies want you to hate Sharpay, like she is the villain, but really she's not.

2. Why So Many Men Hate the Last Jedi But Can't Agree on Why (posted January 4) [content note: spoilers for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"]

3. Memphis mega-church pastor admits he molested a minor days before his ‘True Love Waits’ workshop (posted January 6) [content note: description of sexual assault, and a church covering it up]

And this: Memphis Pastor Admits ‘Sexual Incident’ With High School Student 20 Years Ago (posted January 9) "A Memphis megachurch pastor received a standing ovation during a church service on Sunday after he admitted that he had engaged in a “sexual incident” with a high school student 20 years ago in Texas." That's disgusting.

On the other hand, the kingdom of heaven is like:

4. How The Last Jedi Explains The Power of the Dark Side of the Force (posted December 28) [content note: spoilers for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"]

5. Why Sex Education for Disabled People Is So Important (posted October 5) "'Many of us often grow up believing we may not even be able to have sexual relationships. We often grow up believing our bodies are disgusting and there is something wrong with them,' he said. 'So, when someone, especially someone with some type of power over us like a teacher or caregiver, shows us sexual attention and we believe we don't deserve anything better or will never have the opportunity for sex again, it is easy to see why some disabled people are able to be manipulated or harmed in sexual situations.'"

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