Washington State Seeks Canadian-American Dual Citizenship

According to Colleen Q. Newquist, the State of Washington (U.S.A.) has approached Canada to inquire about the possibility of dual citizenship. According to Newquist: It’s not that we don’t like being part of America. But in the global economy, we want to keep our options open. We don’t see our American citizenship as something restrictive, […]

George has Four Mommies

Public domain image from a manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana, available at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ganesha_ink.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Ganesha_ink.jpg.

Protests Erupt over Children’s Book! When Robert Benton wrote George has Four Mommies, he wasn’t intending to start a controversy. He simply wanted to write a book so that children in polygamous families would have stories about families more like theirs. But when the Librarians’ Association of America featured George has Four Mommies as Inclusive […]

University To Require Notarized And Witnessed Consent

Concerned about concern over sexual assault, The State University of Northern South Dakota has unveiled a new policy designed to more clearly define, and thus greatly reduce the incidence of, sexual assault. The new law requires consent to any sexual activity to be notarized in the presence of two witnesses. Before having their consent forms […]

New Bed Sizes

The International Society for Democracy in the English Language (ISDIEL) recently called for mattress and bed frame makers to abandon the old sizing based on monarchical and aristocratic traditions. Instead of ‘King’, ‘Queen’, ‘Full’, and ‘Single’ or ‘Twin’, ISDIEL proposes standard sizes called ‘1N’, ‘2S’, ‘3W’, and ‘4H’.1 “Not only is the American practice of […]