Archive for September, 2011

2 Political Junkies Is Seven Years Old Today

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September 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled general

How radical right is PA?

If you didn’t come out and strongly support Democrats in the last election, ask yourself, if things are better for you today, or headed in the wrong direction. Then think carefully about what will happen if we elect a far right radical like Santorum to the presidency.

September 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

New blogs added to the blogroll

I’m adding 2 links in the blogroll to the far right of the screen that you ought to check out. 1) The Trans Youth Leadership blog is a most welcome addition to Western PA area organizations and efforts. 2) The Queer Linker is a calendar with many events on it.

September 6, 2011 1 comment general

Gay Isn’t A Political Orientation

This is an interesting read. My problem= with HRC differs from the critique listed   Here, however I appreciate= the commentary on career Dem leaders.  Gay Isn’t A Political O= rientation Joe Solmonese, HRC’s president, is stepping down. Ste= phen H. Miller hopes new leadership will steer HRC in another direction: My criticisms of HRC have dwelt on its becoming too much of a strategic a= rm of the Democratic party. I=E2=80=99ll just note that[Read More…]

September 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled general
Concerned Queer’s Questions

Concerned Queer’s Questions

but I also realize that a philosophical mindset itself doesn’t change things. People who find ways to engage in action can change things. Queer anarchists may believe that by bashing back they will change things. I don’t know. Time will tell. I’m personally more comfortable with working to build bridges, call out inequity, and work in non-violent ways, like MLK Jr.

September 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled general
LGBT and Labor Day

LGBT and Labor Day

As we move into Labor Day, time to think about ways the Labor movement set the stage for what a modern LGBT movement is fighting for.

September 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, general
QUILTBAG and the 5 year plan

QUILTBAG and the 5 year plan

QUILTBAG turns all of that on its head, and sets forth an acronym where all letters share an equal weigt and play an equal role in producing a pronouncable descriptor. And similar to the reasons why “L” was added before the “G,” by starting with “Q” we are reminded to look at this and the issues from a new perspective, different than we have been up to now.

September 3, 2011 5 comments general
Questions for Concerned Queer

Questions for Concerned Queer

If there is a difference between the gay community and the queer community from your perspective, which community do you think I self-identify with? Which community do you identify me as a part of?

September 3, 2011 4 comments Activism, general

Bloomfield Queer Rally: CityPaper Article

If you haven’t seen it, I wanted to point you towards the CityPaper article about the rally and and following event with the police.Of all the papers, I think they captured a great perspective on the story. http://www.pittsburghcitypaper.ws/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A99773

September 1, 2011 Comments are Disabled general