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Quickies 04/21/2014

Quickies 04/21/2014

NPR has a piece on what it’s like to become a hijra, and India’s new law recognizing them as a third sex. NPR needs to update its style guide on the gendering of transgender people. Alex Kondracke and Angela Robinson are teaming up to produce a TV project about bisexual film legends Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. Watch this great oratory on oppression and homophobia. Reina Gossett, ... »

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

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 covering his lying over the radio gig. And repeats the “gay people must have been... »

Quickies: Jamie’s Story Getting Coverage, Louisiana Legislature Keeps Sodomy Law on Books, Wonderful Science for the People Episode, and Beautiful Snail Photos

Quickies: Jamie’s Story Getting Coverage, Louisiana Legislature Keeps Sodomy Law on Books, Wonderful Science for the People Episode, and Beautiful Snail Photos

Both Salon and Business Insider have picked up Jamie’s story from Skepchick about being harassed by a spammer using GoDaddy’s services. The Business Insider story is better than the Salon one, but it’s good to see this story getting the attention it deserves. Louisiana’s legislature overwhelmingly voted against removing an unconstitutional sodomy law from the state’s ... »

Quickies 04/14/2014

Quickies 04/14/2014

Utah is trying to block adoptions by married same-sex couples. Chelsea Manning is seeking to have her name legally recognized. The army continues to misgender her and hold her in a men’s prison. In a win for intersectionality, there’s a new movie coming out of Brazil about a blind gay teen. The trailer looks good. And finally, who’s to say Israeli men don’t dance to the Spi... »

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: 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

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 all nice and equal, but it still causes harm to thousands of children every day. “It’s none of my ... »

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 »

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