Two Tune (un)Tuesday: Halloween

Ah, my gothier former self picked these. Despite how godawful the Ministry track is, I do believe it helped save my life. well I let their teeny minds think that they’re dealing with someone who is over the brink and… Continue Reading

Dan Savage Likes Sex

Dan Savage, as usual, finds the sex positive take on even sexist Halloween costumes. We know what it’s like to keep your sexuality under wraps, to keep it concealed, to be on your guard and under control at all times.… Continue Reading

Bea Arthur Still Rocks

Bea Arthur left the Ali Forney Center $300k: The Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to homeless LGBT youth, announced at Bea Arthur’s Memorial Service on September 14th that they planned to purchase a building to house 12… Continue Reading

Obama on Passage of Hate Crimes Law

“But we sense where such cruelty begins: the moment we fail to see in another our common humanity — the very moment when we fail to recognize in a person the same fears and hopes, the same passions and imperfections,… Continue Reading

Hate Crimes Bill Signed Into Law

From NCTE: President Obama has just signed into law the very first protections for transgender people in US history: The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. “This is a powerful day as the United States government,… Continue Reading

The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

I’m going to get around to interviewing S. Bear Bergman about hir new book, The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You, I promise. For right now, though, I just want to say a few things about Bear’s writing. I read… Continue Reading

He’s in Fashion: Men in Skirts

It’s not always the male-bodied people who crossdress or who are transgender that wear skirts; sometimes guys who identify as guys do. Sometimes even models do. At Skirt Cafe (, skirt-minded men and people of other genders get together to… Continue Reading

Transgender Workplace Discrimination Stats

I don’t remember hearing anything about this study, nor that the results were in, but I thought others might want to check it out. The key findings are: Survey respondents reported twice the unemployment rate of the population at large.… Continue Reading

I’m Scared to Hear What They Call a Blow Out

Blue Walls

I was looking up the condition commonly known as “blue balls” (you know, because I could) and found this little gendered bit on Wiki: Homologous condition in women Women can also experience discomfort due to unrelieved vasocongestion as their pelvic… Continue Reading

Hate Crimes Through Senate

The Hate Crimes Act has made it through the Senate: WASHINGTON – A bill to make violence against gays and lesbians a federal crime cleared the Senate Thursday and is headed to the White House for final approval. The 68-29… Continue Reading


It’s not sexy, but it’s great news from NCTE: (October 21, 2009, Washington, DC) The National Center for Transgender Equality praises the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its announcement today that it will ensure that its… Continue Reading

Misery in Pictures

If you haven’t checked out the Awkward Family Photos site yet, do it the next time your life seems fucked up. Because if this family photo doesn’t help you feel better by seeing someone else’s misery, nothing will.

It’s Your Booty

These are straight guys: how queer is that? (btw, FB is blocking this content. feh to FB.)

Gainesville Jerk

I wish I could say I’m surprised: The CVS Pharmacy manager who allegedly admitted Friday to filming women in his store’s bathroom was an active participant in the 2008 charter amendment to “keep men out of women’s restrooms.” The group… Continue Reading

Morehouse Crossdressing Policy

Morehouse College has chosen to have a clothing policy that prohibits crossdressing: The dress-wearing ban is aimed at a small part of the private college’s 2,700-member student body, said Dr. William Bynum, vice president for Student Services. “We are talking… Continue Reading

Workplace Transitions Event (NYC)

Tales of Workplace Transitions Thursday, October 29, 6PM, Free 6PM Cocktail Reception; 7PM Panel Join us for a panel discussion concerning successful workplace transitions for transgender employees. Panelists will include: Stephanie Battaglino, Assistant Vice President; Communications Director of New York… Continue Reading

Whip It Good?

Has anyone seen this movie? I found it on the Madison Roller Derby Team’s page. How cool is that?


Someone asked me recently if I knew what WWJD meant, and if so, how I would answer that question as per LGBT community. My answer was: Honestly, I think Jesus would be working with the LGBT teenagers who are thrown… Continue Reading

“Very Thick Soft and Hairy”

Well it is getting cold out, but still I don’t think this would be enough to keep anyone warm. Here’s the product description from its ebay listing: LONG HAIR MOHAIR G-STRING / THONG WITH WILLY WARMER SWEATER ~Very~Thick~Soft~and~Hairy~ Male G-String… Continue Reading