Tag Archives: Marriage Equality

Queer And Queerer Ep. 80 – Toto, We’re Not In Kansas Anymore

Zack and Peterson have new stories to tell about foreign worlds. Peterson’s new projects addressing climate change are not getting the warmest reception in LGBT spaces, nor are there many LGBT people at the climate change conferences he’s attended. Likewise, Zack attended his first atheist conference, speaking at the American Atheists national conference in April, […]

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Queer And Queerer Ep. 78 – Taking Liberties With Religion

Two episodes within less than a month’s time! It’s like some government shutdown miracle! This week’s episode is dedicated to talking about that “religious liberty” concept conservatives are always throwing around. What do they mean when they say it and how are they trying to use it do keep discriminating against LGBT people? Does a […]

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Being Adopted Does Not Mean My Parents Bought Me As ‘Chattel’

It’s been a long time since I’ve written here at ZFb, because I find my role as LGBT Editor at ThinkProgress provides me the venue to say most of what I feel needs to be said. Today is an exception, as I feel the need to write a personal response to an attack I received […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 68 – The (Peterson’s) Wedding Episode!

Marriage is an issue talked about a lot, but weddings themselves less so. Given Peterson’s impending nuptials (THIS WEEKEND!!!), it seemed an apropos topic. So what is this whole “wedding” concept? Is it a heterosexual institution? What’s the point of the ceremony? Zack and Peterson go back and forth about their own experiences at weddings […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 62 – African-Americans and Latinos Can Be Gay, Too?

Zack and Peterson are back after a very slight delay this past week, and the episode is jam-packed to compensate. Birds in the background. Bank Holidays. Memorial Day. Fighting ex-gay therapy abroad. Latin America’s Oprah/Jerry Springer? Federico García Lorca. The National Organization for Marriage’s race-wedging. Marriage polling that counters conservatives’ narratives. Dolores Huerta. Burritos. And more! […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 60 – Marriage, Marriage Everywhere, But Not A Right To Claim

Marriage — meh, again? — is the topic du jour for Zack and Peterson. Peterson discusses concerns about his own upcoming wedding and Zack pontificates on the latest political happenings on the issue, including endorsement by Vice President Joe Biden. Oh, and Peterson made a video about his butt. Enjoy! Here’s some more information about what we talked […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 51 – Evolving in New York

Zack and Peterson celebrate the recent marriage equality victory in New York, but mourn with Marvin that GENDA still hasn’t passed. After a broader discussion on the role of marriage in the LGBT movement, Zack vents a bit about President Obama’s un”evolving” position on the issue. There are also some shoutouts to some other cool […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 49 – Live From the Rapture (The Lost Episode!)

It’s the long lost episode! Zack and Peterson remained unraptured, but Zack’s blog definitely took a hit and the podcasting utility was down. But things are right again and the episode is finally up for you to listen! We started recording around 5:50 PM on May 21st and continued the discussion through the non-existent earthquake […]

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Target, Chick-Fil-A, and Our Reluctance To Sacrifice

As we learn more about the anti-LGBT efforts of Target and Chick-Fil-A, we have to decide whether we’re going to stand on principles or comfortably tolerate our inequality.

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