Tag Archives: Coming Out

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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Queer and Queerer Ep. 37 – South Africa is Gayer Than Hollywood

Peterson is back with stories to tell about South Africa! But Zack has been monitoring the pulse back in the United States, and their juxtaposed observations about gender and sexuality bring Queer and Queerer back in 2011 with a bang! This week we discuss the public perception of LGBT people nationally and globally and particularly […]

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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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Remembering The Moment It Felt Right

A personal reflection about the coming out process, inspired by tonight’s episode of Glee.

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The New Problem of the Gaytheist

Does the LGBT community and movement really understand its largely invisible atheist subcommunity? How can room be created for the gaytheist voices?

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 26 – Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

It’s National Coming Out Week, so Zack, Peterson, and guest Marvin Bloom are here to share some coming out stories. Enjoy three unique stories about coming out that don’t quite fit the usual narrative. We also discuss the upcoming NARTH conference in Philadelphia and efforts from Soulforce, Beyond Ex-Gay, and Truth Wins Out to respond […]

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Make Today The Day It Gets Better (NCOD)

The first step a person can take to making their life better? Come out.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 25 – Out of Facebook and Into the World

It’s episode 25! Peterson and Zack are coming at you live from the campus center at Susquehanna University, where Peterson is currently the Activist in Residence. Just ignore the blender in the background. This week we discuss the recent episode of Glee about religion and the challenges of coming out atheist. Then we get into […]

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Navigating the Schism in the LGBT Movement

I first wrote about the schism in our movement back in March, but an extremely thorough piece on Congress.org paints an updated picture on where things stand through the lens of DADT repeal. I, personally, have been chastised for speaking out against what could perhaps be called the “old guard” of the movement with the […]

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My Letter to the Central PA LGBT Community

This letter appears in today’s Patriot-News. Join the conversation on Pennlive.com. I write today on behalf of the Central Pennsylvania LGBT community. We face many challenges in our lives. We can be denied employment, housing and marriage certificates. Our elders live alone and in poverty. Our youth are bullied and living on the street. We […]

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