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Quickies: Marriage Equality fight in Kentucky, St. Patrick’s Day parade, Jared Leto, Maryland Transgender Rights Bill

Kentucky Attorney General says he won’t defend marriage equality ban, governor says he will use outside counsel to try to defend it. Negotiations continue concerning whether or not to allow LGBT groups to march in St. Patrick’s Day parade. Many people in trans* community speaking out about Jared Leto’s Oscar win. Maryland state senate passes transgender rights bill. Featured imag... »

What two Queer games came out this week that you should be playing?

What two Queer games came out this week that you should be playing?

Did you really think I’d answer that question where you can see it without clicking on the article? I read Huffington Post, I know what’s up. Plus, I’d really Hate it if you didn’t click on this article. I will have Gone Home today to look at my viewership stats and there’d be like nothing, because I answered what I was going to talk about in the title. Isn’t th... »

Why do straight feminists hate lesbian and trans feminists?

Why do straight feminists hate lesbian and trans feminists?

Don’t you want to know the answer? Do you? DO YOU? Well you had better click on this article. It’s very important that you click on this article. Please click on this article. Oh god I’m begging you to click on this article. Have you clicked on this article yet? Please click on it. Please. Just one more click, I promise. I need clicks, click please, please click, click click clic... »

Supreme Court Ruling

Supreme Court Ruling

Although you have probably read about it elsewhere, today the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on cases regarding Proposition 8 in California and the Defense of Marriage Act. They found that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, which means that the federal rights of marriage (filing taxes together, immigration issues, etc) will be extended to same sex couples who are legally marri... »

It’s My Oppression and You Can’t Have Any

It’s My Oppression and You Can’t Have Any

For Christmas, I got the latest hipster craze: an old-timey retro phone thing that plugs into my smart phone, so that anyone playing “Crazy or Bluetooth?” can feel alive again as they gaze upon my curled cord descending into my purse (Kidding! I don’t have a freakin purse). Some day soon, a friend in need will call on me; I will pick up the headset. “Yessenia, you’re ... »

Coming Out Stories: The Reaction of a Conservative Christian Friend

Coming Out Stories: The Reaction of a Conservative Christian Friend

I recently contacted an old friend from college through Facebook. We were very close during our time in school, and I wanted to come out to her in hopes that we would be able to stay in touch, however infrequently. My Alma Mater is a very conservative, Christian college, and many of the students that attend hold traditional uber-conservative views. It was my hope that even though her husband is a ... »

AI: Stereotyping Relationships

AI: Stereotyping Relationships

So as she listened to me complain about my latest squabble with the girlfriend, a friend of mine let out: “See, that’s why I don’t date other girls. They get upset so easily over nothing!” Now, she was obviously joking. But comments like this usually get me thinking of other people, who profess such things actually thinking they’re true, referring to stereotypes on th... »

Queer Health: The Number of LGBT Friendly Hospitals is on the Rise

Queer Health: The Number of LGBT Friendly Hospitals is on the Rise

Last time on Queer Health, Will wrote a nice piece describing his research on the realities of LGBTQ issues in the health care field. In a nicely timed coincidence the Human Rights Campaign just released the results of their 2012 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which seeks to determine how many hospitals and private practices across the US address the specific needs of the LGBTQ community. The re... »

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