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The sex of my brain is neither

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 02, 2007

The sex of my brain is neither male nor female…I’m right in the middle.

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A gay couple on a recent American

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 19, 2006

A gay couple on a recent American Airlines flight was told by a flight attendant to stop kissing and touching, then got the run-around from the chief flight attendant (who first told them that their behavior was perfectly fine and then reversed her stance after being asked if their sexuality is at issue), and was finally told by the captain to behave the plane will be diverted. The whole “shut up or you’ll get the full you’re-a-terrorist treatment with no recourse” vibe on the plane creeps me out. Something tells me this won’t get coverage in American Way next month.

Women with higher levels of estrogen judged

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 04, 2005

Women with higher levels of estrogen judged more attractive than those with lower levels.

Sheryl Swoopes, a WNBA superstar, is the

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 27, 2005

Sheryl Swoopes, a WNBA superstar, is the most high-profile team sports athlete to come out of the closet.

Lengthy examination of what makes people gay

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 26, 2005

Lengthy examination of what makes people gay by the Boston Globe. “What makes the case of [identical twins] Patrick and Thomas so fascinating is that it calls into question both of the dominant theories in the long-running debate over what makes people gay: nature or nurture, genes or learned behavior.”