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Patriarchy: Origins, how to Think It, and Implications

Patriarchy means, in short, “men rule”; on this one thing, at least, any of the dictionaries or feminist sites you’ll find on a quick search can agree. Feminists can further agree that men have some sort of systemic advantage that grants them economic and political – social – dominance. There …

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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: 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 “NAACP Announces Massive Sit-In at North Carolina Legislature if Anti-LGBT Bill Isn’t Repealed” – ““We cannot be silent in the face of this race-based, class-based, homophobic and transphobic attack …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: Anti-LGBT State Laws in GA & NC, New DOJ Rules on Housing of Trans Inmates

“North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law Encourages Dangerous Gender Surveillance” – “Since the North Carolina legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory rushed through HB 2—a statewide measure that, while slyly avoiding naming them directly, bars LGBT people (and some veterans) from inclusion in municipal nondiscrimination protections and blocks transgender people (including students) from …

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Quickies: Xena Gay in Reboot, Anti-LGBT State Laws, First Day of Spring

Xena Comes Out in New Reboot – Screenwriter and executive producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach revealed on Tumblr that the new reboot set to launch later this year will explore the romantic relationship between Xena and long time companion Gabrielle. “White House Appoints First Transgender Person As Primary LGBT Liaison” – “President Barack …

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Quickies: Vote Tomorrow, Clinton AIDS Debacle, Gatekeepers vs. Informed Consent

Hilary Clinton’s AIDS Debacle – Started at Nancy Reagan’s funeral where she credited the Reagans [Warning: autoplay] for their bravery in starting the national conversation about HIV/AIDS. This outraged much of the LGBT community since it’s well known that the Reagan White House didn’t give a crap about the “gay plague.” …

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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: 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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