Tag Archives: Queer Issues

Queering immigration

TweetThis is a great video of members of both queer and immigrant communities discussing the unique challenges facing queer immigrants, particularly as the United States works toward immigration reform. It’s a case study in intersectionality. Queering Immigration from Southerners on New Ground (SONG) on Vimeo. The first speaker’s line “I was faced with a question of: [...]
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Disney Channel to Include First Same-Sex Couple

Tweet… in one episode of the final season of Good Luck Charlie.  Yet still, the lesbian couple will be the first scripted LGBTQ characters on the Disney Channel, ever. According to reports: “Good Luck Charlie is currently in the process of casting the lesbian couple, who will appear as the parents of one of Charlie’s playdates. According [...]
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Our intersectional struggles as seen through a queer Seder

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. Every Passover Seder I’ve been to (read: two) has been queer of sorts.  At my Seder this year, my friends [...]
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Quick Hit: ‘Queer Inquiries’ makes podcasts sexy!

Tweet   You know, I’ve never been one for podcasts. Something about them reminds me of NPR broadcasts and I find myself either bored to death or itching to actually see what the voices are doing. Podcasts were not on my sexy list. But then things like ‘Queer Inquiries’ exist and get me all caught [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Alice Nkom is Woman of the Year

TweetWhile TIME did pick some pretty awesome ladies for their Person of the Year shortlist, it’s astounding that the magazine hasn’t chosen an individual woman for the grand title since the selection of President Corazon Aquino of the Phillipines in 1986. So Africa is a Country, “the media blog that is not about famine, Bono, [...]
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