You laugh, I complain
....and then then there are the people who, out of chagrin, remove what others consider offensive.
isn't some sort of hetero power thing, it's a leftie Internet publication (I receive its mailouts, though, shamefully, I've never subscribed monetarily). There's always a joke or two -- to prove that politics isn't humourless, I suppose. Though the yucks are inevitably painful.
From today's e-blast: "Last week, Straight Goods inadvertently offended some of our readers with a joke about transsexuality. We apologized and took the joke down. Since apparently there's quite a lot we don't know about trans-life, we went out and found a comprehensive Canadian website with tons of information. Here
is an abundance of resources on Transsexual, Transvestite, Transgender and Intersexuality." (Link added to the body of the quote.)
I don't suppose anyone has a copy of that gag?