Monthly Archives: June 2011

What We Missed.

Tweet A fun mash-up celebrating Friday’s gay marriage victory in NY by comedian Katie Halper and web guru Marc Faletti. The cost of jailing the innocent. Kenyon Farrow on the tricky politics of gay marriage legislation. Shani O’Hilton on 12,000 inmates awaiting a crack ruling. Daffodil Atlan on the only Latina transgender beauty pageant. Tweet
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Kansas moves to be only state without one place to get an abortion

TweetA Planned Parenthood in Kansas was denied state license to perform abortions based on new regulations that Senator Brownbeck has decided to implement. These new regulations, that include things like how many bathrooms there are in a facility, (surprise), only apply to abortion clinics. Not only are these new laws bizarre and obviously created to deny [...]
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Sex is inappropriate for minors, but violence is a-OK

TweetWhen I was in the 7th grade and studying German our teacher brought in popular mainstream German magazines to aid us in our second language education. I don’t remember much German and I don’t really even remember which magazines, but I do remember they were filled with nudity, including the infamous picture of a naked [...]
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My gender friends

TweetI was talking about some personal gender stuff with Miriam yesterday and mentioned “Finn, one of my other gender friends” (because Finn had given me some really great advice). After our conversation I got to thinking about how important the concept of a “gender friend” has become in my life, and what an insider idea [...]
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Deportation case dropped for person in same-sex marriage.

TweetIt’s a good week for moving towards a world that doesn’t discriminate based on your sexual preference. Yesterday, immigration authorities dropped a pending deportation case against Henry Valendia, a Venezuelan man who is married to an American man. This case could set a precedent for future deportation cases being dropped as we watch to see [...]
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