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QUICKIES 07/08/2013

SERIOUSLY?! Indiana gay couples who apply for marriage licenses will now be committing a felony punishable by 18 months in prison and a $10,000 fine! The internet is not at all pleased with Ender’s Game due to Orson Scott Card’s notorious homophobia. Next on “Asinine Laws that are Clearly Unconstitutional,” …

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QUICKIES 01/14/2013

In New York City, teacher Mark Krolikowski, who identifies as a transwoman, was fired from hir job for being “worse than gay.” Sie has since sued the school for damages. Good luck to hir! Actress Jodie Foster came out last night as gay at the Golden Globe awards. An object …

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QUICKIES 12/24/2012

Check out The December Project, which promises to support trans people this holiday season: ” Here’s our pledge to you: If you feel low this December, and need someone to talk to, contact us, and we’ll call you on the phone. Period.” Awesome. Surviving the Holidays as a Queer Person …

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QUICKIES 12/10/2012

Activist Jacob Tobia will run across the Brooklyn Bridge in heels to support homeless LGBT youth affected by Hurricane Sandy. Check out Amelia Earhart’s badass prenup. Abortion for military rape victims amendment passes senate. If you can, donate to this effort to make a documentary, titled Invisible Warriors, honoring black …

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Feminism

Lying Liars Telling Lies

I’m very familiar with the lies of the “pro-life” movement. Whenever I’m wandering the interwebs and encounter a patch of tall grass, I deliberately walk through it in case a Forced Birthizard appears. I’ve swum alongside the Cinibar Islands, fought MissingNo. and acquired infinite masterballs. Online, I’m ready for these …

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QUICKIES 09/17/2012

Some good news for abortion rights: The ninth circuit has ruled that an Idaho woman who ordered RU-486 off the internet to terminate her pregnancy cannot be prosecuted for obtaining an “unlawful abortion.”  It’s good to know that some in the judiciary still see the problem with prosecuting a woman …

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QUICKIES 02/27/2012

Oklahoma state Senator Constance Johnson introduced an amendment to a “personhood bill” – one that would give personhood rights to zygotes – that would make any deposition of semen outside of a vagina “an action against an unborn child.”  It’s great to see women fighting back with their own satirical …

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