Posts Tagged ‘acceptance’
 

 
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The Military Celebrates, Cyber-bullied Gay Teen Commits Suicide

I have to be honest. I began this Gaily Beat post as a tribute to all those in the American military that can now be who they are while fighting for the rights of others. It was a great post, but than I came across a Facebook f...
by Dallas
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Sunday Skooled: Gender Bendy Lambs of God Welcome in the UCC

It’s often still surprising to learn of a church that is open to and affirming of the gay and lesbian community, and even more one that has any significantly developed theological stance regarding trans folk. Transgenderi...
by Carmen
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Elton, Seuss And Others on Coming Out, Why It’s Ok Out Here

Did you know that yesterday was National Coming Out Day? Did you come out? If you were already out did you declare your homo-ness to the masses? Well, in a world that generally worships those in Famousland, celebrities often ac...
by Dallas
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Sunday Skooled: Love Your Gay Neighbour (Jesus Says So)

Tonight, I loved my gay neighbours. It says in the Bible to love your neighbour.  Many times.  Jesus said it, true, but it says it in the Hebrew scriptures (that Jesus was quoting, by the way) as well as in the letters that P...
by Carmen
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Pumped for Pride: Sparkle Crunches and Social Irresponsibility

I was recently introduced to the series PRIDE PUMP 2000X promoting Toronto Pride 2011. The videos, produced by Toronto Convention and Visitors Association (Tourism Toronto, or @seetorontonow) – “the official destinati...
by Kyle
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Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-J...
by Dallas
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Hillary Clinton Appoints Ellen Degeneres as Global HIV/AIDS Envoy

Who better to spread the word of an “AIDS -free generation”? Our beloved lesbian sister Ellen Degeneres was appointed Global HIV/AIDS Envoy by the equally awesome Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The announcemen...
by Dallas
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On Spirit Day 2011, Jamie Hubley’s Death at Forefront

There really is not much to say about another teen suicide. It is sad, it is frustrating, it is wrong. The finality is brutal. There has been a public outpouring of grief for Jamie Hubley, who took his own life last week. There...
by Dallas
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Boy Culture: Why Coming Out Is Only Half The Battle

Too skinny for the gym rats, too hairy for the twinks, and too foreign for just about everyone else; my first experiences in Montreal’s gay village ended up being more intimidating than growing up in the aggressively ignorant...
by Elie
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