Tag Archives: LGBT issues

The dangers of a gender essentialist approach to sexual violence

TweetIn December, when controversy about the rape apologist org the Good Men Project was all over the feminist internets, I wrote about problems with the juvenile way of thinking about people in terms like “good” and “bad.” In that post, I briefly mentioned that to address the reality of sexual violence we need a more [...]
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Mary Gonzalez will be the first out pansexual legislator in the US

TweetThere’s been a lot of talk about coming out lately, but what Mary Gonzalez did last week is a first. Gonzalez won the El Paso Democratic primary in May, and since there’s no challenger she’s set to become the representative from her district. And on Friday, she came out as pansexual in the Dallas Voice: [...]
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Anti-gay bigot gets honorable mention in Darwin awards

TweetThis made my day. Anti-gay bigot Michael Leisner is pissed at General Mills.  So pissed in fact, he wanted to set a poor box of Cheerios (yes, honey nut!) on fire just so you know how mad he is that General Mills supports marriage equality. What transpires once Mr. Leisner begins his mini-bonfire of resistance [...]
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Anti-Romney, pro-LGBT campaign warns: Mitt gets worse

TweetLGBT activists have started a new campaign warning voters about Mitt Romney’s record on LGBT issues when he was Governor of Massachusetts. In a neat play on “it gets better,” Mitt Gets Worse is drawing attention to just how much the LGBT community and the cause of LGBT equality stand to lose from a Romney [...]
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Anderson Cooper: “The fact is, I’m gay.”

Tweet “The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud. I have always been very open and honest about this part of my life with my friends, my family, and my colleagues. In a perfect world, I don’t think it’s anyone [...]
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