Ep.55 – Social Justice and Dating: Navigating the Minefield

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We try Galahad, have thoughts, and live to tell them.

Galahad

Sean buys a new Skeletor-indorsed car for his family, which transforms the show into Car Talk for a few minutes.

Kevin and I (and Paris) have fun NCComicon-style, there’s a small Interstellar review, and I finally buy a PS4 so I can play Assassin’s Creed Unity.

Lately, everyone’s upset about one thing or another, and we’ve collected our thoughts about one slice of the “Offensive Pie” – How to not piss off folks who don’t fit in the gender binary. There are several ways your conversation can go wrong when speaking with someone who is transgendered, non-heterosexual, et cetera. The good news is that your intent can be a life saver.

We also discuss things from the other side of this “divide” as folks who fit the binary, but who also want to educate themselves, make everyone feel welcome, but also don’t want to be yelled at for trying 🙂
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Tables are flipped over “Surprise Christmas,” corporate speak, and mismanaged convention spaces.

Oh, and we invent a mascot for the argumentative geek – “Will Actually.”

Links!
Glossary of Terms
Too Many Cooks!
Straight Guys at the Gay Bar
What to Say Comic

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