Tag Archive: LGBTQ

Apr 03

Perspective

I’m lucky. Ever since high school, I’ve successfully hidden under my bi cloak of invisibility from the more hateful parts of society. The assumed straight default of a heterosexual marriage, means that no one has attacked me for my queerness. Basically don’t shout I like to eat out chicks in a room full of Christians, …

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May 28

Let’s talk about “Die Cis Scum” one more time

And keep talking about it till everyone is clear. For my first two main posts and a clarification on DCS go here, here and here. For Natalie Reed’s post on DCS go here. For April Gardener’s commentary on DCS go here. For West of a White House’s defense go here. Those are just some defenses …

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May 07

A day of Pride

After hearing a distant relative joke about meeting me down at the Upper Cumberland’s inaugural Pride Festival for “target practice,” I braced for the worst. After reading the local trolls come out in full force threatening to picket/destroy our one day of celebration, I braced for the worst. I was in for a surprise. This …

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Apr 17

You can’t please these people, even by shutting up

The Day of Silence is this Friday, GASP!, and the religious fundies are up in arms about it. Americans United has a short piece about it here. The premise behind the event is simple: Students attend classes but do not speak for the entire day. The Day of Silence isn’t sponsored by the schools. It’s run …

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Mar 29

In case I wasn’t clear

I will get a few things out of the way: I am cis I support trans people when they empathize  with “Die Cis Scum” or use it as a source of empowerment. I support trans people that think that using “Die Cis Scum” as a tool for empowerment is too divisive for their tastes. I …

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Mar 07

This makes me warm and fuzzy inside

Seeing the sentiment of marriage equality so poignantly displayed. Now I know this was for Minnesota, but the idea is applicable in any state that seeks to prevent marriage equality through constitutional bans on gay marriage. If it is your state, you know what to do. Via Stephanie Zvan at Almost Diamonds

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