Category Archives: queer

On the mess from One to Five

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

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wrong notes!

[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

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Somebody I used to know

[Audio: music/English; Subtitles: English] Wow. Very powerful & well done.

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it could happen to you

[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

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it’s time…

[Audio: music]

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all power to the people

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

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quote of the day

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)

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Talk To Me

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.

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“Make It Stop” — up for VMA’s Best Video With a Message

[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

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glitteratti via the Gay Barbarian Horde

[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

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Marriage News Watch: The Latest Wrinkle in the Prop 8 Trial

[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

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Trevor Hero Week: Ryan James Yezak

[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…

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A Kids Reaction To Gay Couple

[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

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Doing the right thing in New York! June 28,1969 — June 24, 2011.

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

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Proposition 8: Courtroom Antics

This is why the haters over at the pro-Prop-8 crowd wanted to keep the court records sealed: Check out the transcripts at American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) for the Perry v Schwarzenegger trial that dealt with California’s Proposition 8. … Continue reading

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