Tag Archives: Activism

Queer and Queerer Ep. 38 – Who Made You The Drag Queen of the Gay Agenda?

Alright, so we admit we have an agenda, but what is it? Lots of people, like straight pastors and well-funded Glb(t) political operatives, think they know. Zack and Peterson try to suss out who sets the agenda and what it happens to be today. What are the bars by which we measure the success of […]

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Comedians Who Joke About Their Ambiguous Sexual Orientations

By suggesting they might actually be gay, comedians Daniel Tosh and Craig Ferguson are normalizing homosexuality for mainstream audiences and diminishing the influence of the “ick” factor.

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LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education and the Potential to Make It Better

Not only are there 25 out and proud LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education, but they are ready to speak out and make a difference!

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We Made It Through: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell “Repealed”

Today’s Senate votes on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell were an important victory for the LGBT community, but our work is far from done.

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Power That Doesn’t Listen Fails/The Starving of the LGBT Community

As the political theater rages on toward the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, we have to make sense of the broken promises that got us into these dire circumstances to begin with.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 34 – Devon Hunter: Touched by a Porn Star

Zack and Peterson are pleased to welcome a special guest to today’s show. Beaming in from Charlotte, NC is Devon Hunter, who is an adult film actor, escort, and dancer. He’s also an avid writer and blogger who reaches out to educate about the adult entertainment industry and queer culture. Throughout the discussion, we discuss […]

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Taking a Step Back: The Past and Future of LGBT Equality Collide

When the historians look back on the LGBT Equality movement, what will they say about our opponents, and what will they say about how we pushed forward?

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 31 – Remembering Brandon Bitner: Moving Forward After a Teen Suicide

It’s been a tough week here in central PA. Peterson and Zack commit this episode to discussing the loss of Brandon Bitner, a local 14-year-old who committed suicide on November 5 after suffering bullying about his perceived gender and sexuality. We talk about learning about his death, attending his funeral, and community reactions afterward. While […]

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Bullying-Induced Suicide in My Backyard

Another bullied teenager commits suicide, and this one hits close to home—literally. And you know what? I’m tired of waiting for it to get better. Here’s my impassioned response to the loss of Brandon Bitner.

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A Weekend Response to NARTH (Lifting Luggage and the Soulforce Symposium)

This weekend, there were two responses to the NARTH conference in Philadelphia. Check out pictures from the “Lift Your Luggage” protest and my thoughts about how the LGBT movement addresses (and doesn’t address) the ex-gay movement.

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