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Queer and Queerer Ep. 64 – Epic Trans Recap (ft. Abby Jensen)

Zack and Peterson welcome Abby Jensen (@Arizona_Abby) for an epic discussion about a variety of issues affecting the transgender community and intersections with other communities and movements. Abby is an attorney, trans woman, feminist and general rabble rouser on trans, LGB, and other social justice issues. She is also an avid follower and tweeter of the […]

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Five Important Similarities Between LGBT Americans and American Immigrants

[Click here to watch all of Thomas Saenz’s speech.] The opening plenary session at Creating Change featured Thomas Saenz, President of the Mexican-American legal Defense and Education Fund. He spoke at length about comprehensive immigration reform, reminding us that undocumented immigrants and the queer community have significant overlap and commonalities. (THERE ARE LGBT IMMIGRANTS AND […]

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Society Is Better Off Without Religion: The Supporting Research

Yesterday, I saw a link on the Richard Dawkins Foundation page for an article called “The Chronic Dependence of Popular Religiosity upon Dysfunctional Psychosociological Conditions” written by Gregory Paul for the Evolutionary Psychology journal.  Naturally, I was curious. Not everybody eagerly sits down to read a 30-page academic journal article, but I did. And it […]

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Faces For Equality: Lili Leon

Name: Lili Leon Age: 22 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Occupation: Advertising Why I Found Her at The NEM: For Lili, her reasons for being at the march were quite simple. There did not seem to be issues she was specifically concerned about or specific struggles she faced as an individual herself. She is the epitome […]

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Defend Joe Wilson Against Leftist Attacks!!

Haha, I promise the title of this post does not reflect how I feel. Also, know that this post is not a poe. This is an email I received from World Net Daily today. I’m not going to bother with extensive commentary, but there are a few remarks and extra links at the bottom. (Note: […]

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File #6

It takes a lot of time to generate the Farce File, but it still feels like shooting fish in a barrel.  OneNewsNow is almost too easy to debunk.  It’s definitely still fun though, until you get weeks like this where the shit really piles up. This week’s themes: 1) Let’s legislate religion and pretend we’re […]

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