January 30, 2012

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New Airport Screenings Raise Questions for Trans Canadians

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 30, 2012 | 6:00 PM | comments

The Harper Conservatives have recently made a regulatory change to the Aeronautics Act that potentially affects many trans (and cis) Canadians and could even ban some from air travel.Read More


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A Prayer for Bella Santorum

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 30, 2012 | 4:30 PM | comments

There are some instances when the clash of politics and points of view should be set aside - such as in a times of crisis when helping each other should be the spontaneous, good and right thing to do.Read More


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Militarizing Our Sex Lives

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 30, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

I was interested to see how much, if any, of the Adult Outlet video library incorporated a sexual fetishization of the military. The best estimated answer I gathered from an unscientific survey of the selections? "Lots."Read More


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How Propaganda Works: 'The Grey' & Homophobia

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | January 30, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

The Grey is an appalling piece of anti-wolf propaganda, cast in a broader theme that is closely related to homophobia. It dangles a dramatic tale about alleged wolf viciousness to remind us that "nature is evil incarnate and must be subdued."Read More


TN State Senator Campfield Faces Blowback from Comments

Filed by Adam Polaski | January 30, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Stacey Campfield, the TN state senator who made totally incorrect, ignorant, and anti-gay statements on Thursday, is now facing severe blowback from people who are saying that Tennessee deserves better for a representative. Read More


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PA's 'Year of the Bible' Illustrates A Deeper Political Aim

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 30, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Pennsylvania state house recently passed a resolution declaring 2012 "the year of the Bible," and affirming the Christian bible as the "word of God." As a queer person of non-Christian faith, it is a concerning, if empty, gesture.Read More


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A Trans Warrior's Return Home & Journey In Transition

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 30, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

If a mom can accept and love her transgender daughter 47 years after bringing Jenn into this world, why can't the United States Military stand with Jenn now after 29 years of honorable and distinguished service to her country?Read More


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Tell Us How You Really Feel

Filed by Bil Browning | January 30, 2012 | 9:31 AM | comments

"We all know the record. He was run out of the speakership of his own party, he was fined $300,000 for ethics violations. This is a guy who's had a very difficult political career at times and has been an...Read More


Indiana Guv Candidate Endorses Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | January 30, 2012 | 9:07 AM | comments

Former Survivor contestant Rupert Boneham recently announced his candidacy to become Indiana's next Governor on the Libertarian ticket. He recently released a video announcing his support of marriage equality in the Hoosier state - something no other candidate has...Read More


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The State of the Movement (But Not All the States)

Filed by Bil Browning | January 30, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

Normally the "State of the Movement" address at Creating Change is one of the highlights for me. This year's speech, however, left me feeling flat.Read More