Archive for the ‘LGBT’ Category

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree
“I think the entire population has come tremendous strides forward in dealing with the issue of gays,” Carter said in an interview from Big Think. “I dunno about next election, but I think in the near future, because step by step we have realized that this issue of homosexuality has...
December 16th, 2010 | LGBT, LGBT, Opinion | Read More

FCKH8: Fighting Fire With Fire

FCKH8: Fighting Fire With Fire
If you can’t play nice, then use the “F” word generously. That’s what FCKH8 non-profit media campaigner Luke Montgomery may have had in mind when he created FCKH8.com, a website with the aim of squashing LGBTQ hate. The vehicle for spreading the message are two videos housed on...
December 14th, 2010 | Read More

“There’s never been a better time for gay men to start a family”

“There’s never been a better time for gay men to start a family”
The Guide For Gay Dads, a new book designed to assist soon-to-be gay dads along their journey to starting a family, is also a project aimed at increasing the number of adopted children going to same-sex families. According to Ben Summerskill, chief executive of Stonewall: “There’s never...
October 26th, 2010 | Read More

365gay: Margaret Cho talks about homophobia in the work place

365gay: Margaret Cho talks about homophobia in the work place
Your favorite sassypants and mine, Margaret Cho, talks about homophobia in the work place, and how to deal with it effectively. Watch this quick clip brought to you by 365gay.com’s feature series,
October 15th, 2010 | Read More

Must Read: “Confessions of a Recovering Homophobe”

Must Read: “Confessions of a Recovering Homophobe”
I just love David Badash to bits and pieces, and if you are unfamiliar with his work in the fight for our equality, well … what rock have you been living under? At any rate, he has an amazing site called, “The New Civil Rights Movement,” that I highly recommend you check out immediately,...
September 14th, 2010 | Read More

How Can I Get More Involved?!

How Can I Get More Involved?!
I often hear people say that they want to get more involved. On a daily basis, I get e-mails, Facebook messages, MySpace messages, Tweets, and more — all from people who want to get involved. Over time, I’ve come to understand that it’s not the planning process people want to get involved...
April 1st, 2010 | Read More

Making them do the right thing: Sherry Wolf speaks on the state of the movement

Making them do the right thing: Sherry Wolf speaks on the state of the movement
IN THE months since the National Equality March, when more than 200,000 people marched in Washington, D.C., in October 2009, the LGBT movement has experienced some disorientation. Believing that progress was imminent because of President Obama’s speech expressing solidarity with the struggle for...
March 31st, 2010 | Read More

Why Saying ‘I Am Gay’ Can Be So Difficult

Why Saying ‘I Am Gay’ Can Be So Difficult
Three little words. That’s what keeps bringing us back to this intersection of low comedy and pathos. Three words, none longer than three letters — and yet, some of us still find them nearly impossible to say. Three words: I am gay. If he’d been able to say those words, who knows what...
March 17th, 2010 | Read More

Musings: Tolerance vs. Acceptance

Musings: Tolerance vs. Acceptance
I have been thinking, in a random sort of way, about the difference between Tolerance and Acceptance. First the difference – to use a couple of trivial examples: I ACCEPT that Beloved, despite being the ripe old age of 28, still decides to dye his hair colours that would make a hippie gasp, it’s...
March 9th, 2010 | Read More

Feministing.com reviews “Hello Kitty Must Die”

Feministing.com reviews “Hello Kitty Must Die”
The protagonist of Angela S. Choi’s comic debut novel channels the anger of every woman who has been belittled or demeaned, says Kaite Welsh. “I hate Hello Kitty. “I hate her for not having a mouth or fangs like a proper kitty. She can’t eat, bite off a nipple or finger, give head… She can’t...
February 22nd, 2010 | Read More

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