We’re seeing a lot of pushback to the idea that the Roe reversal is a domino — that despite Clarence Thomas putting gay marriage, contraceptives, and homosexuality itself on the target list in his concurring opinion, well, he’s just one guy, y’know? And besides, the Supreme Court didn’t outlaw abortion, they just left it to the states!

There is, of course, a lot of dishonesty in the pushback. People will lie, people have lied — including justices who said under oath during their confirmation hearings that Roe was “settled law”.

It’s not them we’re thinking about. It’s people who believe them. Especially gay people.

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We’ve taken a deep interest in Russia’s war on Ukraine, much deeper than we might otherwise be expected to, and for pretty much one reason:

We know a guy.

His name is Art. He grew up in Ukraine, the post-Soviet version. He’s been in America five years now. And he happens to be a TikTok star.

Long story. All our stories are long. So’s his.

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Previously: Keep and Bear It

In related news, Tesla’s sinking like a rock.

We checked out almost six hours Saturday afternoon, joining our Ukrainian immigrant friend for a Eurovision YouTube watch party. When we returned, well, you know.