Tag Archives: LGBTQ activism

Today: Celebrate Trans Day of Action and join the fight for LGBTQ liberation

TweetThis has been a big week for the LGBTQ community. The Supreme Court’s rulings on DOMA and California’s Proposition 8 were hallmark decisions that we’ll look to for years to come as pivotal moments in the movement for equal rights. And yet, as many of us that work for justice beyond equality know, there is [...]
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Michael Irvin poses shirtless for equality in Out Magazine

Tweet Michael Irvin, the former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, has posed for the cover of Out Magazine to show his support for equality. In the feature interview, he addresses equality, women, football, masculinity, and religion. Aside from his football skills (he is in the Hall of Fame and, along with Emmit Smith and Troy Aikman, [...]
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The Feministing Five: Nick Espinosa

TweetNick Espinosa is an activist for immigrant and worker’s rights best known for his glitter bombing of Republican politician Newt Gingrich last month. Espinosa, 24, has been an activist for years, but it was only recently that he discovered the power of humor and theatrics in politics. “Feel the rainbow, Newt!” he said as he [...]
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Breaking: Michele Bachmann gets glittered

Tweet Michele Bachmann has just joined Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty as the latest anti-gay politician and presidential hopeful to get glittered. Bachmann was speaking at RightOnline, a conservative conference taking place in a nearby hotel at the same time as Netroots Nation, when she got her turn to feel the rainbow. Pro-LGBT activist Rachel [...]
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Creating Change 2011

Tweet Next week is the annual National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s annual conference, Creating Change. This year it’s being hosted in Minneapolis, MN from February 2-6, 2011. It’s an incredible meet-up of LGBTQAI activists from around the country and I’ll be heading there again this year. The first time I went to the conference, [...]
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