Wednesday, March 02, 2005


Jada Pinkett Smith made some comments at Harvard University that some students found offensive. In their complaint regarding her remarks, the offended parties labeled Smith's speech heteronormative -- a choice of vocabulary that (IMHO) really sends their point home.

Ah, college, the place where you assail plain speech with a word that does not appear either in Merriam-Webster or at

1 comment:

Andy said...

For those of you mid-thesis, it is worth noting that heteronormativity has a substantial Wikipedia definition available either there or at