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We Must Break Free From Our Narratives

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 01, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

It is extremely difficult to break free of our narratives, even when they obviously lead to preposterous conclusions. Only saints do it perfectly. The rest of us struggle along, getting better at it only slowly with supreme effort. Read More

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Anger Is Still a Privilege in 'Post-Racial' America

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 01, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Much has changed in "post-racial" America, but just as much hasn't changed.Read More


LGBT Catholics Deserve Respect, Not Indifference

Filed by John M. Becker | September 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Reacting to the Catholic Church's targeting and firing of LGBT people and their allies with a shrug is victim blaming -- the absolute worst way to respond.Read More

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LGBT Youth & the Tyranny of Christian 'Conversion Therapy'

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 30, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"Ex-gay" abuse is still victimizing LGBT people, falsely telling them that they're sick and sinful when the real problem resides within our intolerant society.Read More

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Demanding Justice for Dead Young Black Men

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 30, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Time after time, when young black men are gunned down, we are told to "trust the system." Clearly, trusting the system is not enough.Read More

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It's Time to Renew the Labor-LGBT Partnership

Filed by Jerame Davis | September 30, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

If the LGBT community cannot stand in solidarity with one of our oldest supporters, what is the message we are sending to the myriad allies we're creating today?Read More

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Ending Coercion, Building Consent: Making Consent Sexy

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 30, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

With honesty and integrity comes greater and deeper intimacy and connection, from which arise great sexual experiences.Read More

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'Hey, Sexy Diana!' A Lesson in Womanhood

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 29, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

I didn't expect to be sexualized by another woman, much less at my healthcare center.Read More

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Republican PR Campaign Takes Cue from LGBT Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

The Republicans have come out with a new PR campaign, proclaiming "Republicans are people too." In the spirit of coming out, the ad tries to cast conservatives as "every man."Read More

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Beyond Ferguson: Ending Racial Profiling In America

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 29, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

America must pass the End Racial Profiling Act, before the next city that's "one dead black teenager away from burning to the ground" catches fire.Read More

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As the Supreme Court Meets, Here's a Poem Celebrating Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 29, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today, as the Supreme Court meets for the first time and has a chance to consider whether to take up marriage equality, here's a powerful poem celebrating the beautiful freedom to marry.Read More

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Here's How You Can Help Homeless LGBTQ Youth

Filed by Garrard Conley | September 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

Let's take this opportunity to continue raising awareness and support for the most pressing issue our community faces.Read More


Congress Plays With Political Fire... Again

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

With the threat of a third Iraq war and more military involvement in Middle Eastern affairs, Congress chose now to go on vacation. I wonder why the public rates them lower than kitchen mold in approval?Read More

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Wingnut Week In Review: Eric Holder Edition

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 28, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

This week the announcement of Eric Holder's resignation brought out the nuttiest of wingnuts. Obama saluted with a latte, setting off the usual calls for impeachment. Meanwhile, Kansas raised funds and generated buzz. You know, the usual.Read More


Gay Sex in Prison Isn't What You Think It Is

Filed by John M. Becker | September 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

According to a fascinating essay by author Daniel Genis, who spent a decade in prison for armed robbery, our cultural understanding of sex behind bars is profoundly flawed.Read More

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Ending Coercion & Building Consent in Gay Cultures

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

When gay men internalize the cultural image of predatory male sexuality, stifling and denying our own vulnerability, we inflict it upon each other.Read More

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Lightship [Picture Tells A Story]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | September 27, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

While nautical history and engineering happen to be a hobby of mine, what entrances me about lightships is the way that they seem such an apt metaphor for how we can interact with each other. Read More