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QUICKIES 9/27/2013

True Nonbeliever: Can Republican lobbyist Edwina Rogers help a group of left-leaning atheists reach across the aisle? NJ trans woman murdered. Media continues to misgender her.  Marissa Alexander, Woman Sentenced To 20 Years For Firing Warning Shot, Gets New Trial What does manhood mean in 2013? Famed Italian pasta maker Barilla: …

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QUICKIES 9/13/2013

Happy Friday the 13th everyone! Here’s some spooky news from around the world: Guess what? Many men are attracted to women, and trans women are amongst these women. However, it is common to shame men for these attractions. This article has gotten a lot of attention across the blogosphere – …

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QUICKIES 8/23/2013

Alright, so, for serious, it’s like a Mad Max Dystopia out there this week: (1) three Oklahoma teens thrill-kill a random guy (2) World War II vet is beaten to death for fun (3) UT Austin college students of color are being assaulted with bleach bombs (4) Islan Nettles, NYC …

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Reactions of a Queer Professor to the Magneto-Style of Social Justice

(Let me start by saying that the views in this article are mine alone, and shouldn’t be read as representative of Queereka’s) This article has been a half-baked labor of anger and love since Friday, when #fuckcispeople exploded across the internet. From this explosion came a set of conversations about …

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QUICKIES 8/16/2013

Queereka blogger Laurelai (and other’s) hashtag #fuckcispeople explodes on twitter with some very powerful and interesting results, but not everyone in the community is thrilled about it. For an on the ground look at the shit-show that is Egypt right now, this facebook group is incredible. A segment on the Colbert …

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QUICKIES 7/26/2013

Great piece on being an ally, and the worst of best intentions. Scary Russian ultranationalist country wide campaign against LGBT teens using popular social networking sites. Whaaat? Sure wish that we could flip the empathy switches of most members of the House of Representatives. Staggering violence against gay and trans migrant …

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QUICKIES 7/19/2013

Annika Penelope, trans blogger, waxes poetic on things she wished she would have known about transitioning genders. For anyone who has ever claimed there is no such thing as white privilege, I dare you to read this article on painful talks between Black American parents and their sons.   While …

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QUICKIES 7/12/2013

There are a few, previously clandestine, similarities between Satanists and Evangelical Christians, exposed by brave reporters at CNN and the New York Post. I’m always so happy to see wacko male religious group leaders coming together over issues of women’s bodies and health. Onward Christian Soliders, and uhh, #HailSatan! A transgender …

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