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by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is no fan of the ballot measure proposal ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 58 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 12:15 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
"One thing I'm pretty consistent on is I do not like hypocrites. If you can explain your position and you hold yourself to the same standard you want to hold me to, then fine. But you cannot go ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 02:48 PM PST with 50 Recommends
Discrimination never goes down without a fight. Now social ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 09:24 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Sen. Elizabeth ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 417 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:20 AM PST with 285 Recommends
Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon announced Wednesday that he plans to introduce a bill in the upcoming Congress that would protect LGBT citizens from a broad range of discriminations. He did not ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 11:37 AM PST with 33 Recommends
I saw the two of them seated together, next to each other. One of them was an old acquaintance of mine, a woman I’d nearly dated years before, though we retained our friendship. In medical school, ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 06:52 AM PST with 4 Recommends
More people paid attention to my last diary than I expected. Thank you, that was a nice surprise. I wondered what to write about next. I asked myself, “What is it that I have to say to others ...
by CinderMcDonald
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Before I write another word, I need to qualify my remarks. What follows is not an attempt to retaliate or to prove my superiority. I'll use my exact words from a listserve post that appears to have ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2014 at 09:08 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A movie about how marriage equality prevailed in Minnesota shows how "unwinnable" elections can be won. See a preview of it at Netroots Nation on Friday. Everything you think you know about ...
by mmcintee
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 06:28 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
On Monday, I wrote a post I entitled " Queer Activism: When We Are Our Own Worst Enemy" Since then, I recognize that I may need to hash out a few points in greater detail.
by cabaretic
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 08:24 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Two years ago, I attended a three-day long conference for queer Quakers. The name of the festivities was a typically awkward acronym, one that made sure to use L, G, B, T, I, and Q in sequential ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 05:58 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
David Ortiz, and Peter LaBarbera released an article and a video of the two of them discussing the threat of homosexuality to masculinity. LaBarbera founded Americans For Truth About ...
by alexforgue
Comment Count 104 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 01:08 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Southern queers have a long tradition of being passed over in their native region. One such example is Truman Capote, who was born in New Orleans but moved as a child to the small South Alabama town ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 06:15 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Sunshine Mugrabi 's memoir, When my Boyfriend was a Girl , is a love story. In many respects it's a conventional love story: two people meet, there's chemistry, each has reservations about wading in ...
by Steve Masover
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2014 at 08:43 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
As LGBT and queer people continue to gain ground in acceptance, it is important to have another imperative conversation about sexuality if we are to expand and to push our movement further. There ...
by alexforgue
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 02:11 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Filmmaker Cheryl Dunye, well-known for the creation of The Watermelon Woman, Stranger Inside, and The Owls, is in production of a new short film entitled Black is Blue . In order to complete the ...
by rserven
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Fox News,which has been known for its right-wing polices and views, has and continues to make offensive remarks towards transgender people. The following offensive clips show various incidents ...
by alexforgue
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 06:33 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Recently, the state of Rhode Island became the 10th state to support same-sex marriage which has been seen as a huge win for the gay-rights movement. Now we must ask how many people will ...
by alexforgue
Comment Count 108 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 02:14 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In the spring of 2004, I got an email from an acquaintance asking if I wanted to be nominated for LGBT Pride parade grand marshal.  I was surprised, because I never thought of myself as grand ...
by KatRap
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 10:08 AM PDT with 32 Recommends