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Most Read Posts of 2015: Fetishizing Race

Most Read Posts of 2015: Fetishizing Race

Many have raised objections to the way the LGBT movement revolves around and perpetuates white privilege. The fetishization of race is one way this privilege is displayed.

December 25, 2015 0 comments general
Most read posts of 2015: Police Appreciation Day

Most read posts of 2015: Police Appreciation Day

I’m writing about the five posts that were the most read or viewed in 2015. My fifth most read post in 2015 about Police Appreciation Day.

December 24, 2015 0 comments general
When Homophobes are Hiding Homosexuals.

When Homophobes are Hiding Homosexuals.

If we attack homophobes, we are actually attacking their fear, since their fear drives them, and we should all be able to relate to being attacked while afraid.

December 21, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
#GivingTuesday: Start your holiday season off happy.

#GivingTuesday: Start your holiday season off happy.

So, why not use #GivingTuesday to put these ideas together for you and give donations to worthy non-profit organizations or other entities? You will actually feel good by giving a gift out of gratitude for what one organization or another is accomplishing.

December 1, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
EECM Sponsors Candlelight Vigil and March

EECM Sponsors Candlelight Vigil and March

I’d like to encourage all my Pittsburgh readers to participate in a vigil and march sponsored by the East End Community Ministries. At a time when we see so much violence and attack in the name of religion, it is powerful to see words and actions against the violence, by the community and spearheaded by a religious group. Your participation as an LGBTQI person or ally helps give voice to the need to see all[Read More…]

November 24, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
A Problem with PrEP

A Problem with PrEP

PrEP is a preventive tool in the fight against HIV infection. This may be increasing the amount of unprotected sex that men have, and causing a rise in STDs.

November 20, 2015 0 comments Activism, HIV/AIDS
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Consider making Transgender Day of Remembrance an active memorial. Use the day to learn more about Transpersons and the struggles they face. Reach out and take action. Stand with Transgender persons demanding an end to violence and discrimination that they face.

Terrorism, Daesh, and the American Public

Terrorism, Daesh, and the American Public

Daesh, or its american counterparts are not really about Religion, even as they claim it as their justification. Their only real motive is power and domination, and if we are going to stop them, we must see this distinction. This is a crucial point.

The Transgender Challenge to Christianity.

The Transgender Challenge to Christianity.

A few weeks ago, I found the linked article in my news feed, and I’ve been thinking about a reply ever since. I would generally write such a reply on my other blog, QLATB.com, but that site is undergoing a revamping, so here it is. I’ve held for sometime, that Christian opposition to accepting LGBTQ persons is entirely based on rigid notions of gender expression and gender roles. God is our Father, and this is[Read More…]

Tuesday’s Election Matters for Pennsylvania’s LGBTQ Residents

Tuesday’s Election Matters for Pennsylvania’s LGBTQ Residents

I get so frustrated when I hear LGBTQ persons clam that their vote doesn’t matter, especially when it comes to state-wide elections. And, this year’s general election is critically important for anyone who cares about progressive issues in general, and LGBTQ issues specifically. Because, we will be voting on members of the judiciary. Ted Martin of Equality PA puts it this way: The history of the state courts in Pennsylvania has not been favorable on[Read More…]

November 2, 2015 0 comments Election
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