Hump Day Happiness #10

It’s been forever since I did one of these. My apologies. It’s not that I haven’t been happy, but that I have been too busy and too happy to share with you. But without further ado, here are some things that may bring mid-week joy.


I love kids. I love the brutal honesty of kids. And I love how sometimes kids have things better figured out than adults. If you’re anything like me, the blog most “In which I’m renamed by some kid” on “Can I help you, sir?” will bring a smile to your face.

Best part, “You’re not, like, a regular girl. You look like you’d want a cool name instead of a pretty one.”


I’m never a fan of lunatic, homophobic protesters, so I almost feel bad for even featuring this picture. On the other hand, as justlikejessejames blogged, it’s a sign of the times.


As reported on RNW (Radio Netherlands Worldwide), Dutch textbooks will soon feature same-sex couples. While Dutch schoolchildren learn about homosexuality in subjects like biology and history, same-sex couples will now be featured in the background of other school materials, just like people of different ethnicities or ability levels. Thus a math text might feature a same-sex couple shopping for groceries. I know I would have loved to see that ever in a school textbook.


Sometimes A Softer World is just funny:


Finally, my best friend recently made me an amazing CD entitled “Gender is Fun.” As I embark on the journey that is a graduate degree in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, I’ll need that reminder.

This song has been stuck in my head, not only for its catchy tune, but also its honest truth. “God Bless Ye Femmy Lesbians” by The Kinsey Sicks:

The pop-up-video thing is sorta amusing, but I think the song on its own is more amusing.

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