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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. 29 – Bouncing Back from a Bloodbath

The magic word of the day is “resilience.” How do we stay strong and move on when the going gets tough? Whether it’s extended unemployment, a shattered wrist, or a sea of red across the election map, misfortune comes in many forms and we all have to find ways to be resilient. Join Zack and […]

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Yes, That Sucked, But We Go On.

Election day was not the best day for progressives, but we have good reasons to keep our chins up and our eyes on the horizon. Rather than bemoan a bloodpath, it’s time to focus on governing again.

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Walking The Talk of “Safe Schools”

Shannon Cuttle urges us to see through the lip service and vote for candidates who are going to hold our schools accountable for creating safe learning environments for our LGBT youth.

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Powerless: All or Nothing LGBT Support of Democrats

In the lead-up to next week’s election, leaders in the LGBT movement have offered a choice: “Vote Democratic or you’re responsible for the Republicans taking over and persecuting us all!”

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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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Gay Republican for President? Is This That New “The Event” Show?

When I met him at Netroots Nation, he put a lapel pin in my hand. On the packaging it said “Fred Who?” The pin was a flags pin. Yes, flags. One American, one rainbow. Together on one pin. And then he told me he’s an Independent Republican. Okay, I thought, this should be interesting. I […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 4 – The British Episode! – Discrimination, Free Speech, and Torchwood

We made you wait a FULL week, but Peterson and Zack are back with a British episode of Queer and Queerer! Zack has been watching Doctor Who and Torchwood, but that’s not why we’re doing a British episode. There have been a lot of stories coming out of the UK about Bed & Breakfasts discrimination, […]

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