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Some of us are clearly born Kinsey 0 or 6 and whether that’s validated or vilified by society at large, that remains an internal constant, indeed, even if we doubt or resist it ourselves at times. But for others of … Continue reading
[Audio: English; Captions: auto/OK; Transcript: below] Pretty cool. Watch or read the whole way through! Good evening, my name is the Rev. Dr. Phil Snider. I was born and raised in Springfield Missouri and I stand before you this evening … Continue reading
[Audio: music/English; Subtitles: English] Wow. Very powerful & well done.
[Audio: English; Subtitles: English] It is mostly subtitled, with a few bits spoken only, but the message is quite clear. There is now a Kickstarter project to turn this into a documentary — see details here. I’ve contributed; I encourage … Continue reading
Plus ça change… photo by Diana Davies She could be a present day Occupy protester! Except, perhaps, for the cigarrette in hand 🙂 This photo was taken in 1970! This is as much info as I could find about the … Continue reading
I’m supporting my often unreliable, frequently maddening friends in the Democratic Party over my reliably malicious, sworn enemies in the GOP (from Dan Savage, in Obama’s Speech at Last Night’s HRC Dinner)
Billy Lucas: September 9, 2010 Cody Barker: September 13, 2010 Seth Walsh: September 19, 2010 Tyler Clementi: September 22, 2010 Asher Brown: September 23, 2010 Raymond Chase: September 29, 2010 [Audio: English; Captions: English] And, of course, It Gets Better.
[Audio: English, music; Captions: none; Lyrics: below] MTV viewers can vote here. Frankly, I like this song much, much better than “Born This Way.” h/t Dan Savage Lyrics (by Rise Against): Woah, woah. Bang bang go the coffin nails, like … Continue reading
[Audio: some music (Born This Way, I think?); Subtitles: English] Gay activists protest at Bachmann’s “pray away the gay” (a discredited therapeutic method) offices. Looks like such fun, and this, THIS, is the way to protest things. Amusingly enough, Michele … Continue reading
[Audio: English; Captions: English] Besides current updates on Proposition 8 (a hearing on jurisdiction, a fairly narrow question and separate from the other issues recently heard by the California court), an overview of other states & gay marriage views & … Continue reading
[Audio: none (?); Subtitles: English] Lovely message! (The Trevor Project is well worth supporting, and is a beneficiary of the well-known It Gets Better Project.) For the few (probably none) of my readers who don’t know this already…
[Audio: English; Captions: none; Transcript: see below] Aw! Transcript courtesy of Laura (thanks!) Little Boy (LB): A husband’s a boy. Adult #1 (A1): Right. LB: A wife is a girl and a husband’s a boy. Then, you two are HUSBANDS! … Continue reading
Same sex marriage passed last night in NY. By legislation. With Republicans on board. With NYC Pride day this Sunday. Wow! Best quote during NY’s debate over legalizing marriage equality, from Republican State Sen. Roy McDonald: “Fuck it, I don’t … Continue reading