October 10, 2011

The Forgotten Wife of Christopher Columbus

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | October 10, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

The mysterious Filipa's story, and that of her family, is a lens that can magnify half a millennium of Atlantic exploration. Some of our activists wonder if Columbus was gay, since his marriage appears to have been largely a matter of social climbing.Read More


A.W. Peters: Vintage Female Impersonator

Filed by Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 10, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Just a guess that this is from the 1930s, so am hoping that a reader may be able to pinpoint the date by clothes and hair. Read More


More on the Australian High Court Ruling on Trans Identity

Filed by Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | October 10, 2011 | 4:30 PM | comments

The highest court in Australia explains why female-to-male transsexuals need not undergo genital surgery in order to receive legal recognition of gender reassignment.Read More


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Dear Applicant: Ten Tips for the LGBT Job Seeker

Filed by Amy Andre | October 10, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Your resume should be one page max. If you're at a stage in your career where you've accomplished so much that you can't possibly fit it all onto one page, you're not applying for jobs anyway - you're being headhunted. Read More


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COW: On Joe Solmonese's Replacement

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2011 | 1:30 PM | comments

Many readers added other prominent LGBT activists to Viktor's list, but many overlooked those who weren't/aren't directly involved in the movement. Former contributor Toni D'Orsay chimed in to remind Projectors to think outside of the box.Read More


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Is Getting Angry in the Face of Oppression Productive?

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 10, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Expressing anger - acting with spiritual violence - hurts everyone, not just the object of that anger. Insulting people is like throwing hot coals at someone with your bare hands; you might hit your object sometimes, but you're sure to burn yourself in the process.Read More


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Columbus Day Open Thread

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Do you see anything wrong with celebrating Columbus Day as a national holiday? If so, got any suggestions for a new holiday?Read More


I'm Making an Effort

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

It's Columbus Day and I'm never comfortable to have a federal holiday dedicated to the rape and pillage of Native Americans. To make an effort, here's the "Great American Melting Pot." It's still heavily sanitized and whitewashed, so it...Read More


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They Claim Many Things

Filed by Ed Team | October 10, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

"I don't see what the big deal is with the whole gay marriage debate in Australia. Being brought up in a Christian home and still identifying as Christian, I get pretty annoyed with the Christian lobbies around the world who...Read More