Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Vintage homophobia: Tips for when you meet a lesbian from 1988

TweetWowza, can you say “dated”? This pamphlet, “When You Meet a Lesbian: Hints for the Heterosexual Women,” was a handout in a women’s studies 103 class at the University of Wisconsin at Madison circa 1988. Tweet
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Quote of the Day: “Being who you are can take practice”

TweetIt’s no secret that I’m a huge Brittney Griner fan. And she continues to impress with this lovely piece in Cosmo – an excerpt from her new memoir – about her “big, long process” of coming out and growing into her own identity. Tweet
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Photos of the Day: “A celebration of those who choose to exist outside of the binary”

Tweet I’m loving this portrait series by photographer Meg Allen exploring “the butch aesthetic, identity and presentation of female masculinity” today. The project began with photos of her friends in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, and Allen describes her motivation like this: It is a celebration of those who choose to exist and identify outside of the binary; [...]
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“Those who seek to deny love are our enemies, and we wish them nothing but failure.”

TweetIf you try to visit OKCupid using Firefox, whose parent company Mozilla just got a new CEO who supported California’s Prop 8, this is the message you get: Tweet
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Perez Hilton is #notyoursassygayfriend or mine

Tweet Perez Hilton showed his ass yesterday, in addition to the white male privilege that allows so many gay men like him to adopt caricatures of black women for their gender and sexuality performance. ​The king of internet shade and slander tweeted: “Inside every gay man is a fierce black woman.”  You’d think that, by now, anyone [...]
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