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Entries by Kelly Cogswell from 10/2011

So You Want to Be an Activist?

| Posted 10.05.2011 | Gay Voices

I want the Occupy Wall Street protestors to be better, smarter, more focused than they are. I also want them to succeed as street activists. The problem is that organizing demos, not to mention movements, is more complicated than it looks.

See Jane Lynch, Run

| Posted 10.12.2011 | Gay Voices

While I admire Jane Lynch as an actress, Glee really gets on my nerves. There's something repulsive about how they show kids suffering from one bigotry or another, then solve the whole mess with a couple of songs and a group hug.

A Reality Check About Breast Cancer

| Posted 10.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Why do most of our health check-ups still focus mainly on breast exams and pap smears, when we're a dozen times more likely to drop dead clutching our chests or hacking up a lung?