Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Watch: Sports anchor quotes Audre Lorde in support of gay football player Michael Sam

TweetSeriously, watch Dale Hansen of Dallas-Fort Worth’s ABC affiliate take down the hypocrisy of conservatives who are “uncomfortable” with the prospect of a gay player in the NFL. And be sure to get all the way to the glorious end when Hansen drops some Audre Lore on his viewers: “It is not our differences that divide [...]
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Congrats to the first trans Homecoming King in North Carolina

TweetI don’t know what your experience was in high school, but when I look back on mine I vividly remember my emotional state fluidly moving between total acceptance and terror to step foot inside the building. I did ok for myself, but I certainly wasn’t Homecoming Queen (which could have something to do with the [...]
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Piers Morgan and the psychology of the privileged

TweetI’m no psychologist, but I’m able to identify harmful rhetoric that is used to silence and dominate marginalized communities. That is what we saw in Piers Morgan’s response to criticism that the production of his interview with trans activist and advocate Janet Mock yesterday was transphobic. Janet Mock, whose new book was reviewed by Jos yesterday, [...]
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Photo(s) of the Day: Gay activists in Russia

TweetHead over to Mother Jones to check out these photos of gay activists in Russia by Danish photographer Mads Nissen. Tweet
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India criminalizes gay sex, again

Tweet  In a shocking decision, India’s supreme court overturned a ruling from a lower court that decriminalized “homosexual acts.” This ruling reenacts sodomy laws that make it a crime for consenting adults to engage in ”intercourse against the order of nature.” My interpretation of this is: no sex that doesn’t involve vaginal penetration with a penis. [...]
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