Friday, June 12, 2009

Friday Good Stuff

I was all set to snark, or find dorks to spit upon today. But I remembered it was friday. So let's find some good stuff in the news, shall we?

Transgendered Persons Find Courage, Hope
Right off the bat, props to Chaz Bono. I praise her for the courage to be who he really is. And let's also be grateful for the what I hope will be positive press for our transgendered brothers and sisters. Rock on, Chaz!
and in related news:

Sex Department
For those who don't know, TED is a cool place for ongoing learning. Brief 20 minute lectures from experts in their fields. And yes, that includes sex. And it's both interesting and informative. Give it a whirl.
Sixteen Minutes of Orgasm via Smart Bitches, Trashy Books on 5/29/09
Mary Roach, author of Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, talks about 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm.

Intellectual Freedom Department
Lots of buzz about this in libraryland. Is it true? Who cares! What a cool idea from very cool kid.
illegal library in my locker? via by jessamyn on 5/23/09
“Is it OK to run an illegal library from my locker at school?” a student asks Yahoo Answers. [thanks shannon]

Funny Picture Department

Love your animals. Care for them. Protect them. Transport them.

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