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Queer and Queerer Ep. 41 – The Lime Green Gas Mask Episode

Zack’s sick and Peterson’s been busy, so this week’s episode isn’t exactly coherent. The most recent Glee episode gives us plenty to talk about, including bisexuality and anti-gay violence. Plus, there’s that whole Lady Gaga and Target thing. We also honor the passing of a local LGBT activist with the poem that was used in […]

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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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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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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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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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Glee’s Grilled Cheesus: A Milestone in Atheist Visibility

Glee’s “Grilled Cheesus” episode opens the door to a lot of discussions about religion and atheism. Here is a dissection of some of the points the episode addressed.

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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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The More Things Change, The More Things Stay The Same

It doesn’t matter that the military violated the intent of the law by conducting witch-hunts among its ranks. (The original full name included “Don’t Pursue” and “Don’t Harass” was added, but to little avail.) It doesn’t matter that it costs the military millions of dollars and important talent. It doesn’t matter that a federal judge just made […]

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Frank Rich, Prop 8, David Blankenhorn, George Rekers, and Glee

Frank Rich has written a piece in today’s New York Times that’s getting a lot of attention. He reminds us that the closing arguments in Perry v. Schwarzengger are this week, that David Blankenhorn’s testimony is crap, and that we’re lucky to have Glee. Rich also makes some connections to Elton John performing at Rush […]

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Glee: Why We Love It, Why We Watch It

(Note: Spoilers ahead! Go watch the season finale if you haven’t yet.) Like a good (gay) son, I got my mother hooked on watching Glee. This was a mistake. Now, every week, she wants to watch, but then I have to hear about everything she doesn’t like about the show. The most common complaint? “The […]

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