Tag Archives: Memes

Conservative and Gay: Not Hypocritical, But Not Healthy Either

Just because some conservatives have reconciled their homosexuality doesn’t mean we should applaud them for what they do in the name of the LGBT community.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 23.5 – Student Governments and Modern Families (ft. Bevin Kennedy)

Riding the success of his recent premiere, Peterson is traveling the nation performing and educating. Meanwhile Zack is in Washington, DC for a Congressional briefing about LGBT campus climates and is joined by his good old friend Bevin to discuss some campus politics. Having served together as President and Vice President of Campus Affairs in […]

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Drowning in Politics: Where’s the LGBT Education?

I’m frustrated. I probably shouldn’t even be writing, but I am. It’s Monday. What’s the big news in the LGBT world? Kind of two biggies I guess… 1) Those crazy Prop 8 proponents filed their 134-page argument to the Circuit of Appeals. I could wade through the whole thing for you if you’d like, but […]

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Pick: Kids Learn About Gays or Kids Kill Themselves

The groups who claim to protect children are doing children the most harm. The suicides of two 15-year-olds and new climate studies about our schools show just how catastrophic the problem is.

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White Privilege Memes Reemerge as Tea Party Revs Up For November

The Tea Party is addicted to a hot new blend of the same old white privilege. Take a look at some of the ways “reverse discrimination,” colorblindness, and “look at my black friend” are making a big comeback.

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How CNN’s Excuse for “Journalism” is Hurting the LGBTQ Community

Have you heard this “new” nonsense from Focus on the Family? Using the same old fear-mongering about “teaching children homophobia,” they have a new bullying campaign called “True Tolerance.” The gist of this program is that they oppose all bullying, but don’t think anything should ever be said about sexual orientation/homophobia. In other words, their […]

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What the LGBTQ Community Doesn’t Know is Hurting Us

The attempted sugar-coating of Ken Mehlman’s coming out should be a wake-up call to the queer community to stay better informed about issues, whether they’re out and proud or politically active or not.

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The Children Meme: Two Can Play at That Game

World Net Daily wants to get your kid ready to get back to school…err, rather, back from school.

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The Prop 8 Decision: A Victory for Science and Education

Way back in January, I wrote a post about why atheists should care about the Prop 8 Trial, pointing out that science was on trial. I was not alone in pointing out that Perry v. Schwarzenegger is the Scopes Monkey Trial of our day, merely challenging psychology instead of biology. I think it is important […]

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If You Work Against Us, We Don’t Care If You Like Us

You’re either with us or against us. David Blankenhorn seems to want it both ways. Here’s my brief reaction.

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