January 11, 2013

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The Colonial Roots of Anti-Gay Violence In Africa

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 11, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

I am fascinated with the reasons behind the deliberately fundamental, and conservative interpretations that colonized African communities choose to enforce based on traditional Christian or Islamic beliefs. Why do they use these interpretations to justify murder? Read More


Trans Beauty Kylan Wenzel Competes in Miss California Pageant This Weekend

Filed by Karen Ocamb | January 11, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

"For transgender individuals... you have to act like you are Miss Universe, or you are the woman you see yourself being." Kylan Wenzel said during her interview. Read More


The Roaring Silences

Filed by Mercedes Allen | January 11, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

Speaking to family had become an experience in which I would step from a world where I lived authentically and people hardly gave that a second thought, back into a world in which I was still [old name]Read More


Where Babies Come From: Trans-Friendly Version

Filed by Paige Schilt | January 11, 2013 | 12:30 PM | comments

Most books for kids begin with "everyone is born a boy or a girl" and end with "some day you'll make a family too," but those are assumptions we don't make in our family.Read More


Christopher Brosius: Perfume God

Filed by Father Tony | January 11, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Christopher Brosius, master perfumer, talks about his life, and creating fragrances with names like "Faggot" and "Here Piggy."Read More


Cute Picture Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 11, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Marine Corps warns spouse clubs against discrimination, a pro-gay legal judgement in Serbia, Scott Lively goes off the deep end, a powerful anti-homophobic speech PSA from Canada, and more. Plus, an adorable picture. Read More


One of the Good Ones

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 11, 2013 | 9:30 AM | comments

"No one church or leader represents all persons of faith... all loving, committed couples should be recognized, respected and treated equally under the law." Rev. Gene Dyszlewski - Chairman of the Rhode Island Religious Coalition for Marriage Equality...Read More

'Fresh Guacamole' - Stop Motion, Oscar-Nominated Short Film

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 11, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

To quote the description on the nomination page "An unseen cook uses a series of unusual ingredients to prepare a bowl of guacamole."...Read More