Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS

Sexual Liberation, Desire, and Queer Equality

After spending a full day discussing and exploring sexual liberation at Creating Change, I reflect on some of my own personal growth and the amazing conversations about sex and desire that are possible when we allow ourselves to go there.

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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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World AIDS Day 2010 – A Long Way To Go

Today is World AIDS Day. Make sure to take some time and explore the resources and testimonies of those affected by HIV and AIDS.

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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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Queer and Queerer Ep. 16 – The Trans-Continental Netroots Edition

Zack… and Peterson… are coming at you from opposite sides of the continent! Zack is in Las Vegas for Netroots Nation and Peterson is heading off to TransForm New Hampshire. The sound quality is a bit low because it was recorded via phone, but the content quality is at its queerest. Zack shares some of […]

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A Reminder of Why The Catholic Church Sucks

As if we needed one. It still bothers me I once identified as Catholic. Let’s see what the Church has been up to. » Last month, the Washington DC Archdiocese announced they would completely end their foster care program because of same-sex marriage. The thought of having to place homeless children with same-sex couples was […]

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Queer Youth of Color Speak Out!

Radical queers are going to fuck shit up! – Juan Gabriel Padilla On Saturday, the main feature of the Creating Change plenary session was a panel of queer youth of color. The discussion dealt with the challenges that youth organizing faces, highlighted by a recent report from FIERCE (Fabulous Independent Educated Radicals for Community Empowerment), […]

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Kenya Will Count Gays, The United States Won’t

(UPDATE: To clarify, there will be mechanisms in the U.S. Census to count same-sex couples, but only on a state-by-state level. Same-sex marriages will not be included in the national count of married couples due to a code conflict and concern for statistical inaccuracy, and that is the point I am trying to emphasize in […]

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Faces For Equality – Judi Israel

Name: Judi Israel Age: 62 Hometown: Barrington, RI Occupation: Clay Sculpter Why I Found Her at The NEM: Judi’s son Josh is gay, but she told me she would have been at the March whether he was or not. LGBT issues have been on her radar since she was 16. She had a friend who […]

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