Carrie Goldman Wouldn’t Let A Bunch Of Boys Bully Daughter Katie Into Abandoning Her Love of Star Wars

Crossing normative gender lines isn't merely the territory of little boys: little girls enjoy screwing with society too! Seven-year-old Katie Goldman, a first-grader in Evanston, Illinois, wears her love for Star Wars on her sleeve. And the water bottle and backpack she took to school every day, selected at Target during back-to-school shopping. All of which meant the boys in her class would tease and torment her for liking a film franchise that, apparently, is the exclusive property of male twerps. So when it all became too much for Katie, she told her mom Carrie she wanted to bring a pink water bottle to school from now on. Oh hell no: Carrie wasn't having it.

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All Of John McCain’s Pro-DADT Military Buddies Are Abandoning Him

First comes word the Navy's Adm. Gary Roughead appears to be relaxing his explicit support for DADT. And now Air Force Chief of Staff Norton Schwartz, who Sen. John McCain would cite as a supporter of the law, is reportedly pleased with the Pentagon's soon-to-be-unveiled report — something McCain has preemptively dissed. Man, it's gonna be a tough time when all of McCain's dead allies start reversing themselves too.


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