Tag Archives: Abortion

Being Adopted Does Not Mean My Parents Bought Me As ‘Chattel’

It’s been a long time since I’ve written here at ZFb, because I find my role as LGBT Editor at ThinkProgress provides me the venue to say most of what I feel needs to be said. Today is an exception, as I feel the need to write a personal response to an attack I received […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 73 – The Presidential Election Roundtable

After Zack stops yakking about his momentous musical weekend, Peterson welcomes his husband, wanna-be swing voter Glen Retief, and nephew, “G,” to the Queer and Queerer intergenerational white-man presidential election roundtable. The group digs into some foreign policy issues, religion, and the many Mitt Romneys.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 65 – Where Do You Get Your News About Vaginas?

It seems these days that everyone is talking about vaginas, except of course for those folks who are offended by people talking about vaginas. Zack and Peterson talk vaginas and the Michigan state representative battle over women’s bodies and rights to their bodies that is also happening all over the United States right now. Depending […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 47 – Henry Kissenger Got a Boob Job

After a special monologue by Peterson, we discuss BODIES. How do we talk about bodies? What’s that intersexuality thing? What challenges do trans people still face? We lay it all out on the table and just talk about all our hesitations and yet curiosities with bodies, mixed with some recent news.  Take a listen, and […]

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 2/25/11

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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White Conservatives Using Abortion as Wedge Issue for Black Voters

White conservatives are maliciously promoting themselves as great allies to the black community with the lie that pro-choice = racist. They don’t know the first thing about being allies.

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Halloween Special: Catholic Materials for Young Adults

Be scared, be very scared. Here are some “educational resources” Catholic churches and organizations distribute to young people. That’s how I got them to begin with.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 28 – Hell in a Pumpkin Basket

BOO! What’s funny is before recording, Peterson was going to use a funny Halloweeny voice and Zack wasn’t, but the opposite ended up happening! We sacrifice watching an episode of Glee to bring you this spooky episode, featuring the terrors of Judge Judy, Hare Krishnas, and peanut butter! Most of the episode is dedicated to […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Scott Withers, Openly Gay Congressional Candidate

In my district, a woman aged 51 or younger has never had the opportunity in a Democratic primary to vote for a pro-choice candidate. Harvey Milk believed that getting openly gay people into leadership positions was key to obtaining true LGBT liberation. Currently, there are three openly gay representatives in Congress: Barney Frank, Jared Polis, […]

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A Few Prop 8 Tidbits To Start Day 11

Hey all! I’m going to be a little behind on my coverage this afternoon, so I thought I’d share a few worthwhile reads with you as the morning’s proceedings are just getting started. » The New Yorker: Is Sexuality Immutable? Margaret Talbot has a great recap of some of last week’s testimony and analysis of […]

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