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QUICKIES 04/18/2014

QUICKIES 04/18/2014

Gawker has an interview up with the creators of Mala Mala, a feature-length documentary about drag queens and transgender women in Puerto Rico. An openly gay judge will be hearing next week’s marriage equality case in Oregon. Oregon has also declined to even defend their constitutional ban on gay marriage. For any of you Queerekarians in Florida, there’s going to be an anti-Scientology... »

QUICKIES 04/04/2014

QUICKIES 04/04/2014

Florida man attempts to murder a family with eight children because the parents were a lesbian couple. Photos from Thailand’s transgender beauty pageant! Mississippi sex-ed curriculum teaches that girls who have sex are like dirty Peppermint Patties which have fallen on the floor. Gross, sexist bullshit. Mozilla’s anti-gay CEO, Brendan Eich, steps down. Meet the negligent scumbag anti-... »

Quickies 03/28/2014

Quickies 03/28/2014

Why Affirming Bisexuality is a Public Health Concern. Most LGB people identify as bisexual, yet our visibility is dwarfed by LG: Bisexuality: It’s Really not that Complicated. Homeopathic remedies recalled for containing real medicine. Oops! Lies, Damned Lies and Sex Work Statistics »

Quickies 03/14/2014

Quickies 03/14/2014

Three comedians talk about stereotypes about bisexuals. Here’s a review of the film Interior. Leather Bar. Neil Degrasse Tyson explains why faith and reason are irreconcilable. One in five Americans don’t give any fucks at all about religion. Disgusting. A religious council has said that Pakistan’s ban on child marriages is “un-Islamic.” Tell me again how religion doe... »

Why I can’t stand neo-segregationists

Why I can’t stand neo-segregationists

As is my wont, I was hovering spectrally in the internet’s howling dark when my friend sent me a message with a link to this trainwreck on Salon.com, along with the demand that I “tell her why this article rubs her the wrong way.” With gusto! The article is titled, “Why I can’t stand white belly dancers,” which for a lesser man would be reason enough to nope rig... »

Quickies 02/28/2014

Quickies 02/28/2014

100 Black LGBTQ women you should know. UC Berkeley faces a Title IX complaint that they discouraged students from filing sexual assault allegations and took months to open investigations when allegations were made. At least this shitty California anti-trans initiative failed to get enough signatures to get on the ballot. Washington, D. C. health plans will include sex reassignment surgery. Followi... »

Can we not quote mine each other?

Can we not quote mine each other?

So I came across this article via facebook (how else would I read anything?). The quote that really rubbed me the wrong way is as follows: I read blogs. And an unfortunate consequence of reading blogs is that sometimes you stumble upon statements that make you upset. Lately, I’ve been dwelling over one single sentence from a blog post that I read a few months ago. The author was a femme-identified... »

QUICKIES 12/02/2013

QUICKIES 12/02/2013

Olympic diver Tom Daley comes out as bisexual: “Of course, I still fancy girls. Right now, I’m dating a guy. It feels right.” Actress Maria Bello also comes out in this article titled, “Coming Out as a Modern Family.” Two German nitwits students have vandalized a painting on the Pyramid of Khufu to somehow prove that the pyramid was not built when multiple independent lines of evidence... »

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