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Straight Talk Doesn’t Have to Be a Bore

carsonkressley_largeCarson Kressley, that queen of comedy, has a hilarious how-to video (lots of alliteration in this post) about “How to Talk Straight Talk” on Funny or Die. I was chuckling over my left-over pizza this morning. Click on his photo to watch.

And how about props to legislators in Maine yesterday?

camilla_taylor_200In case you missed it, there was a fantastic interview with Camilla Taylor, the lead attorney (who happens to be straight), in the Iowa lawsuit on behalf of GLBT folks on NPR’s Fresh Air.

An unrelated but thought-provoking video from yesterday’s media is from the women on The View (don’t laugh–I have an unhealthy admiration of this showmaybe it’s my Filipino heritage and its matriarchal society). In this clip, they’re debating whether to teach Darwinism in public schools. A frightening thought that the science of human life would not be taught in public schools.

My favorite part is when Joy Behar says that the absence of Darwinism in schools is “child abuse, in my opinion.”

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Ricco Villanueva Siasoco is a Manhattan-based writer and non-profit manager. More

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