Archive for August, 2015

Fundraiser Effort to Remember Andre Gray Needs Your Help

Fundraiser Effort to Remember Andre Gray Needs Your Help

Andre Gray, a bisexual Lawrenceville man of color who was murdered last October. Our deadline is Monday. Can you please share?

August 29, 2015 Comments are Disabled general
The pro-love sleight-of-hand to hide discrimination.

The pro-love sleight-of-hand to hide discrimination.

Klein paints the problem as a lack of communication, rather than her unwillingness to serve the public without discrimination.

The Moral of the Immoral Josh Duggar Story

The Moral of the Immoral Josh Duggar Story

Josh Duggar is a shining example of how a rigid, unrealistic, and hurtful fringe fundamentalist mindset harms those under its control.

August 22, 2015 Comments are Disabled American Theocracy: Analyzing the Religious Right, general
All in the Family: How Homophobia is Learned

All in the Family: How Homophobia is Learned

Homophobia is taught and learned within the family, which s one reason why anti-LGBTQ zealots fight so hard against the legal acknowledgement of same-sex relationships and the evolving definition of “family.”

August 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled American Theocracy: Analyzing the Religious Right, general, Same-Sex Marriage
One Perspective of the Stonewall movie controversy.

One Perspective of the Stonewall movie controversy.

Mark Segal, the publisher of Philadelphia Gay News has written a valuable op-ed for The Advocate that I encourage everyone to read. Mark makes a number of great points which I’ll summarize below, but in my opinion, he misses something crucial about the recent controversy, and I’ll speak to that towards the end of my post. Those speaking for and against the boycott so far weren’t there. Mark adds valuable first-person information as someone who[Read More…]

August 17, 2015 Comments are Disabled Activism, general

Calling my husband, “husband.”

For me, one of the smallest results of the recent Supreme Court marriage equality decision, is that I’ve started to refer to my husband in conversations, as “husband.” We had been together for 15 years prior to getting married, and married for about a year when the decision came down earlier this summer.  Previously, even after getting married, I was more likely to use the word “partner.”  My rationale was that we had been together[Read More…]

August 6, 2015 Comments are Disabled general, Getting Married!

Perspective.

I’m writing from the observation deck as our cruise ship sails towards Juneau Alaska. About 100 LGBTQ persons are turned into squealing children as we watch whales frolicking in the water around the ship. Everything outside in my view is breathtaking.  At moments, advocating for LGBTQ Rights seems so daunting and intense. Full equality is essential, and yet at a moment like this, as I look out on glacier, forest and ocean, everything falls into[Read More…]

August 4, 2015 Comments are Disabled Activism, general
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