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Quickies: RIP Prince, More Anti-LGBT State Law Fallout, Patrick Stewart in Drag

A special note to my readers: I’ve been writing Queereka’s Quickies for two years now, never once missing an update. Recently I’ve becoming very busy with work and school, so I’m taking a break from writing for Queereka. Thank you all for reading and sharing my posts! We’ll be putting out the …

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Quickies: The Matrix as Trans Metaphor, North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

Update on NC’s Anti-LGBT Law – [Warning: Autoplay] Trans vlogger Grishno gives an update on North Carolina’s HB2. NC Mom Speaks Out: “I’m Scared” – “I’m scared about people using the old language of protectionism of women and children to continue to spread hate and bigotry in a way that …

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Quickies: Trans Bathroom Panic, Marriage Equality in Colombia, India’s Gay Prince

The Daily Show Takes on Trans Bathroom Panic – The Daily Show dedicated most of Wednesday’s episode to debunking anti-trans myths. “NAACP Announces Massive Sit-In at North Carolina Legislature if Anti-LGBT Bill Isn’t Repealed” – ““We cannot be silent in the face of this race-based, class-based, homophobic and transphobic attack …

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Quickies: Scotland to Recognize Non-Binary Genders, The Simpson’s Smither’s Comes Out, More Anti-LGBT State Bills

Scotland FM Pledges Transgender Law Reforms – Under First Minister Nicola Sturgeon proposed reforms, Scotland will recognize nonbinary genders on legal documents such as passports and birth certificates, and it will become easier for transgender people to change their birth certificates. The Simpsons‘s Smithers Finally Comes Out – “When Waylon Smithers Jr. …

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Quickies: Sex Binary Myth, The Trans Kids are Alright, Sam Smith’s Oscar

Putting to Bed the Notion of the Sex Binary – “Although attitudes towards people who identify as transgender or intersex, or simply ‘non-binary’, have not always been sympathetic, there has never been scientific (or philosophical, or sociological) consensus that there are simply two human sexes, that they are easily (and objectively) …

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Quickies: Mya Taylor Wins Spirit Award, Portugal Outlaws Street Harassment, Star Wars Getting Gayer

Updated March 1 at 4:20pm EST Mya Taylor First Out Trans Actor to Win Spirit Award – Taylor won Best Supporting Female for her role in Tangerine. Trans Woman Allegedly Fired Because – Management didn’t know which bathroom she should use. Update: KFC fired the manager and offered the woman a minimum …

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Quickies: Asexual Visibility in Politics and Comics, SCOTUS’s Scalia Dead, Deadpool’s Pansexuality

Archie Comics’ Jughead Comes Out as Asexual – “The revelation won’t play a major part in this week’s Jughead #4, but just come up in a matter-of-fact conversation between Jughead and a fellow student.” From Ser. “These Graphic Novel Authors Illustrate The Struggle Of Being Gay And In Love In Iran” – …

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Quickies: Protests in Russia and Italy, LGBT Refugees Attacked, HerStory

“Vietnam Lifts Ban On Same-Sex Marriage” – It’s no longer illegal for same-sex couples to marry, but they are not yet afforded the same legal protections as opposite sex partners. “Nearly 1 Million Italians Rally for Civil Unions” – “Protesters are urging their lawmakers to pass legislation that would recognize civil …

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