Tag Archives: Freedom to Marry

Queer and Queerer Ep. 17 – The Summer Destruction of Marriage Tour

Peterson and Zack are back together in the Sunbury studio! After some reflections on their conference experiences, they delve into the antics of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and their “Summer Marriage Tour.” How do we respond to their self-victimizing tactics and what is the future of the marriage equality movement? Petersonalso shares his […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 14 – Erotic Poems and Stripping Zacks

Zack is going to Netroots Nation, so he fulfills his promise to do the podcast naked! To help set the mood, Peterson reads some erotic poems. The conversation evolves into an exploration of queer culture over time and throughout different regions. How do we all move forward when some are living in the closet while […]

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Stripping for a Scholarship: The Zack Rosen Situation

Note: This post is an in-depth analysis of one small thing. My hope is to use this trivial occurrence as an opportunity to talk about some real issues that affect our community and our movement. You might remember a few weeks ago, I posted that I was vying for a scholarship to attend Netroots Nation, […]

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Thanks To You, I’m Going To Netroots Nation!!!

Hey readers! I was waiting until the holiday was over to share the good news: I’m going to Netroots Nation this month!!! Here’s the official announcement on Open Left. Thanks to all your diligent voting (and your tolerance of my nagging reminders to do so), I was a winner in Freedom to Marry’s Blog 4 […]

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I Hate Popularity Contests, But I Need Your Votes This Week!!

I am honored to be among ten finalists selected to win full scholarships to Netroots Nation through Freedom to Marry. All the other nine bloggers are doing important work to advance marriage equality, but this week, I’m asking that you help send me to Netroots Nation. If you’re not familiar, Netroots Nation is a convention […]

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When Do We Get to be Proud of Freedom?

June is Pride Month. I think a lot of people don’t understand the point of “pride.” It’s not arrogance. Pride in the sense of gay pride is simply the opposite of shame. I’m not ashamed of who I am; I’m proud of who I am. And even though this month we celebrate not being ashamed, […]

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