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Quickies: Proud Whopper * LGBT Protections Under Fire * Libby Anne Nails It *

Greetings one and all. How about some queer skeptic news? Burger King has unveiled (unfortunately in one location) the Proud Whopper. Its signature burger is wrapped in rainbow paper. While patrons weren’t told what was in it, it turns out that it’s no different from the regular Whopper, which I …

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Quickies: Who’s the First Person You Came Out To As Cis? * Vet Offers His Cemetary Plot to Lesbian Vets So They Can Be Buried Side-by-Side * Oldest LGBT Bookstore in the US to Shut Down * Maggie Gallagher is Still Around, Still Saying Ridiculous Things

Greetings, queer skeptics and everyone else who reads our wonderful blog. It has certainly been a crazy couple of days, so here we go. Janet Mock, on tour for her new memoir, gets tired of being asked who the first person who she came out to as trans* was, so …

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Quickies: Gayness blamed on abuse again * Bigot coffee * Trans* people should be grateful to drag performers * Trans* rights in India increased

Good afternoon, everyone! Time for a quick look at what’s going on in the queer world today. Since Tony Perkins has been busy claiming that the right would never boycott a company over support of gay rights, Richard Land, president of the Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina has been …

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Yes, I’m Trying to Eliminate Your Way of Thinking

On the ever-martyred Christian right, there is a particularly hilarious and absurd meme that the left and especially LGBT activists are trying to eliminate their opinions from polite speech, marginalize their beliefs and make it socially unacceptable (they often also claim illegal) to “believe that marriage is only between one …

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Quickies: Anything Less Than Full Support Doesn’t Count * Brunei to Become More Brutal * Queers At Fault for Child Rapist * Bizarre References to Sexuality from Arizona Senator * Gay Segregation Bill Passes MS Legislature

Good afternoon, one and all! Time for some quickies to keep your afternoon moving. First, it’s a couple of days old, but I’ve been waiting for a chance to share this post from Libby Anne about why it’s not ok to support equality and still hold anti-gay beliefs. It sounds …

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Bearded tornado destroys church for members not being anti-gay enough.
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Quickies: Parade Thanks Mass Resistence * Grindr as STD Prevention Tool * SSM Ruling in Kentucky Stayed * “Don’t Say Gay” in Catholic Schools * Gay Tornados

Greetings, one and all! Hope you’re having a good day. Here’s a mixed bag of news to potentially get you going, maybe laughing, we’ll have to see. – Over at GoodAsYou, it appears that MassResistence, the fringeyist of fringey anti-gay groups, lead by the awful Brian Camenker, got a nice …

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Quickies 3/6/2014

Good afternoon, everyone! Here’s some news that I think we’ll all find interesting. Ed Brayton briefly discusses some of the positive things we can do as a country to support LGBT people worldwide. It’s more than just cutting off aid. A Catholic school has decided to not march in the …

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Why the Recent Spate of “Religious Freedom” Bills May Be a Good Thing

Anybody who has been paying attention to politics recently has probably heard about the “religious freedom” bills that have been hitting a number of states recently. It’s a little mind boggling that all of them have been making it to state legislatures all at the same time, with similar language, …

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