i love it i love it i love it.
This amazing group has already been invited and will be doing the work of keeping Phelps and his gang away from the service. What a relief, and the perfect response for Appleton. The LGBTQ community can stay home.
Westboro Baptist Church – Rev. Phelps and his gang – are coming to Appleton to protest a fallen soldier. They are hateful, disrespectful, un-Christian bigots who bring their hatred of homosexuality into the private and traumatic grief of the families… Continue Reading
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Nice work, Jon Stewart, for making these bigots the 7th grade bullies we know they are.
From the always-amazing Michael Munson of FORGE: FORGE is looking to identify trans-savvy individuals in Boulder, CO; Iowa City / Cedar Rapids / Johnson County, IA; Boston, MA; and the state of Maine who are interested in working in coalition… Continue Reading
An Open Letter from Black Women to the SlutWalk, it’s titled, but it should be called how to dismantle white privilege in feminist movements, or something similar. Black women in the U.S. have worked tirelessly since the 19th century colored… Continue Reading
Keith Mina Caputo of Life of Agony is transitioning, and she just released this difficult, amazing song. It may be triggery for just hard to watch for some, as a few people on our message boards have pointed out. Compelling,… Continue Reading
I just got this note from Katie Belander of FAIR WI. As you all know, I was one of the “local LGBT leaders” who spoke at this Appleton Common Council meeting in favor of the city granting domestic partner benefits.… Continue Reading
Tristan Taormino’s Take Me There:Trans and Genderqueer Erotica is on sale! I’ve got a piece in this one, as do many others.
How do you not love artists? A sculptor has created a sculpture of her and her wife, in bed naked and embracing, as their headstone in Woodlawn cemetary. She said: “Since all we were legally afforded was death, I was… Continue Reading
And we, as a nation, should be ashamed of this barbarity we have the indecency to call justice.
As it turns out, the only male killed by what police think is a serial killer was wearing women’s clothes when he died 5-10 years ago and he was quite possibly a sex worker. He was in his young 20s,… Continue Reading
I’m glad DADT has gone the way of history (and somewhat amazed such an idiotic policy had such a long tenure), but the fact of it is trans people are not covered by the repeal of DADT: crossdressing and cross-gender… Continue Reading
Lisa Mottet of the The Task Force needs information about experiences in updating gender on birth certificates. She is writing an article that recommends better state policies and wants to include experiences (anonymous okay) about whether you have tried or… Continue Reading
NCTE has been working on the bureauacratical mess within Social Security viz a viz gender markers. If you’ve noticed, there is no gender marker on your Social Security card, but somehow gender started getting added to people’s files anyway, &… Continue Reading
So I’ve started riding a bicycle again. It’s the first time I’ve done so in about 25 years. I bought the one I’ve got for $20 from a departing faculty member, which gave me the perfect non-committal way of seeing… Continue Reading
The group calling for a Day of Action on October 22nd to Stop Trans Pathologization has a new document up on their site, a kind of “state of the union” combined with a call to action.
How can you not love a band that came up with “another Kodak whore, winking” and “see the red light rinsing another shutter slut wincing”? I know, I know, slut-shaming is bad, but I still love the sound of those… Continue Reading
World Trade Center 1 in New York City It was one of the most amazing views of anything I’ve ever seen; I’ve never felt so close to the numinous than when I was at the top.