Tag: activism

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[TW: Homophobia, violence] I recently wrote a post explaining why I am boycotting the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In it, I expressed my outrage with the new Russian law passed back in June that effectively bans queer people from public life and has ushered in a new era of public violence towards queer people in Russia. A few people commented […]

Quickies: 22/12/2012

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On December 22, 2012

Apologies for the late post everyone, there were login issues involved. I can assure you these links are still fresh and relevant… Protests continue to spread across Delhi and beyond following t

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Sydney “Gayby Baby” Film

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In Education , Gay
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On December 13, 2012
There’s a really cool documentary project going on in Sydney, Australia. Director Maya Newell, the daughter of a lesbian couple, says she “hope[s] that in watching this film audiences will be inspired to interrogate ‘what is family’ and how and by whom it is designed.” You’ll find the video down under…

QUICKIES 07/16/2012

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On July 16, 2012

The Netherlands has granted asylum to any LGBT immigrants from Iraq. Daniel Tosh does actually have a history of encouraging men to assault women, videotape it, and then send it in to be shown on his

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