Archive for August, 2016

Why Do We Stigmatize Gay Sex Workers?

Why Do We Stigmatize Gay Sex Workers?

Social Media was ablaze with first rumors, followed by reports that the heart throb behind Logo’s “Meeting Prince Charming,” was a sex worker in the past. The media coverage, including the gay press has been unfortunately pretty negative and stigmatizing, which is surprising for 2016. You would hope we have come a lot further along than that. From Mic: Gay sites like Unicorn Booty and Next posted pictures of Robert Sepulveda Jr.’s former Rentboy.com profile,[Read More…]

August 31, 2016 0 comments general, Homosexual
Pittsburgh: Don’t Miss Jeremiah Clark!

Pittsburgh: Don’t Miss Jeremiah Clark!

I first heard Jeremiah a number of years ago, and I’ve always been blown away by the passion that fills his songs and music. Jeremiah puts his whole self out there on the stage, and that leads to a wonderful experience for any audience member.

August 31, 2016 0 comments general
We won’t see queer visibility if we don’t ask for it!

We won’t see queer visibility if we don’t ask for it!

Rosenberg names these efforts advocating for queer characters as not being meaningful political activism, and she may be right there. I’d argue that they are valuable cultural activism.

August 26, 2016 0 comments general
Trump, Elections, and LGBTQ Rights

Trump, Elections, and LGBTQ Rights

The two ways to threaten progress for LGBTQ Rights is to allow Trump to be elected, or to take votes away from Clinton and diminish the size of her lead, thus impacting the ability to win back the Senate and the House.

August 21, 2016 0 comments Activism, Election, general
PA AFL-CIO Endorsements for November Elections

PA AFL-CIO Endorsements for November Elections

In an effort to help inform readers, I post a vatiety of political endorsements. This is from a press release I received today: Harrisburg (August 9, 2016) – The Executive Board of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO met in Harrisburg today to complete the organization’s endorsement process in congressional and state legislative races. To be endorsed, a candidate must meet a threshold of 67% of the endorsement votes cast by the Executive Board members. “Working families need[Read More…]

August 9, 2016 0 comments Election
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