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Kim Davis, Mike Huckabee, and the New American Theocracy

Can we talk about this whole Kim Davis thing?

As we all know, in June, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a Constitutionally-protected right to get married. While some (many) conservative politicians didn’t like the outcome, that’s how it worked out. Sometimes the Supreme Court rules against your own beliefs — thanks for

By |September 4th, 2015|LGBT, Politics|0 Comments

The Equality Act is an important step forward in addressing intersectional violence.

As we all know, last month, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality. The historic decision marked a high point in the fight for LGBT rights in the U.S.; it also highlighted just how spotty anti-discrimination measures are around the country. As many have pointed out, though it’s now legal for same-sex couples to […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|LGBT, Politics|3 Comments

On defending my own existence: the only winning move is not to play.

In 1983’s “War Games,” a pre-Ferris Bueller Matthew Broderick stars as David Lightman, a teenager who accidentally hacks into a secret government super-computer, nearly starting World War III. Over the past 32 years, the film has reached a kind of cult status for its commentary about the losing consequences of possible Cold War-era military action, […]

By |June 10th, 2015|LGBT, Life, Transgender|3 Comments

VIDEO: About Caitlyn Jenner’s wardrobe (and why it shouldn’t matter)

By |June 3rd, 2015|Culture, LGBT, Transgender|0 Comments

It’s not only gay men who are banned from donating blood; you know that, right?

Today, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it is moving to put an end to what many have described as a “ban on gay blood donations,” in favor of one that would allow individuals the FDA classifies as “men who have sex with men” to donate blood on the condition that they’ve […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|LGBT|1 Comment

“The Gay Agenda”

My work here is done. *dusts off hands*

 

By |December 11th, 2014|LGBT|0 Comments

Catholic Church Still Awful About Trans People, LGBT Orgs Rejoice

A preliminary report from the Catholic Church’s most recent Synod (meeting of the clergy) signals a change in church ideology on the topic of gay and lesbian Catholics. Three paragraphs, under the heading, “Welcoming homosexual persons,” was lauded by many LGBT advocacy organizations and media outlets as being a massive leap forward for […]

By |October 14th, 2014|LGBT|1 Comment

Breaking Down the Media’s Sense of Sexual Entitlement

Huffington Post Gay Voices editor Noah Michelson recently wrote a blog about the forcible outing of actor Jonathan Bennett. What seemed like it might be an awesome piece about how we should respect one another, and understand that the information we share is very personal — whether discussing your sexuality, gender, eating habits, […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|LGBT|2 Comments

Video: NLGJA 2014

NLGJA 2014 Transgender Journalism Panel

By |August 25th, 2014|LGBT|0 Comments

New Edition of GLAAD’s Media Reference Guide Released

Earlier this month, GLAAD debuted the 9th edition of their Media Reference Guide on their website. I’ve frequently linked to past versions of the guide, as I’ve found it to be one of the better “I don’t know how to write about LGBT people, what words do I use!?” guides for journalists.

The lastest version of […]

By |August 6th, 2014|LGBT|0 Comments