Posts Tagged ‘lgbt’
 

 
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Vampires, Gay Rights, and the Political Underpinnings of HBO’s True Blood

HBO’s True Blood has always been saturated with political commentary. The first episode aired in September of 2008, just months before the passage of California’s Proposition 8. That November, as Californians voted to alter...
by Joe
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Did You Say Lesbians? I LOVE Lesbians!

So I’m sitting in a coffee shop talking with a brother about a trip he took to Africa to work in a village. I was a little annoyed by his comments that more black kids should be taken to Africa so they can see how good they h...
by Sheri
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Annabree: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair

      (Editor’s Note: Girls Talking About Their Alternative Lifestyle Hair is a new feature where Erika talks to super hot girls who have feelings about their hair as it pertains to their sexualities, identiti...
by Erika
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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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About Purportedly Gendered Body Parts

From my understanding, a central endeavor of feminist, queer, and trans activists has been to dismantle the cultural ideologies, social practices, and legal norms that say that certain body parts determine gender identity and g...
by Dean
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Forget Black, Are Gays The New Afghani Women? The Pinkification of American Foreign Aid

Good news, oppressed queens and dykes of the world, Barack Obama is coming to the rescue! Yessir, the Hope Man has announced that he’ll be prioritizing foreign aid based on the status of the country’s treatment of the LGBTQ...
by Justin
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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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Why I Hate Pink Ribbon Crap and Six Reasons Everyone Oughta Care

It is the final day of October. Over the last 31 days, you have likely been inundated by pink. October, around the world, is ubiquitously known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Just in case you weren’t already aware of b...
by Erika
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Cyberbullying: The What-Do-We-Do-Now? Post + definetheline.ca

It’s a sad but predictable phenomena First, a youth (or a series of)  commits suicide as a result of homophobic bullying and/or, increasingly, cyberbullying.  Second comes the coverage of the event in the media, and any fol...
by Jai
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Gender-bending Kids Now Being Admitted To Girl Scouts USA?

Bobby Montoya, a 7 year child has the body of a boy. Bobby loves Barbies and Bratz and feels like he should be able to take part in whatever “girl” activities he wants. Thankfully, his mother, Felisha Archuleta agre...
by Nikki
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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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Toronto’s Fordian Parallel Universe/Empire

I recently came across a video on FB with insider footage of Rob Ford hosting a barbeque, with guest speaker Stephen Harper. In it, Ford introduces Harper as his “new fishing partner”, to which Mr. Harper takes the stage (l...
by Steven
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