Words I Hate: “Offense”

In this installment of "Words I Hate," I want to talk about the word "offense."  It seems like a particularly timely moment to talk about this word, given the ways in which politicians on the right have consistently attempted to reframe systemic issues (racism, for example) as just another example of people getting too easily … Continue reading Words I Hate: “Offense”

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NEW COLUMN! Words I Hate: “Just”

Since I'm all about spicing up my writing routine, I've decided to institute a new column here on Queerly Different, entitled "words I hate," in which I will argue that some words are consistently misused or are used in such a way that they obfuscate meaningful and critical dialogue and discussion.  As an initial caveat, I will … Continue reading NEW COLUMN! Words I Hate: “Just”