Tag Archives: Patriarchy

Halloween Special: Catholic Materials for Young Adults

Be scared, be very scared. Here are some “educational resources” Catholic churches and organizations distribute to young people. That’s how I got them to begin with.

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New Christmas Toys, Old Gender Conditioning

There are only 67 days until Christmas!!! So, last night, I’m watching Brothers & Sisters like a good gay, and all of a sudden I see a commercial for a new toy aimed at 2-4 year-old’s. This is the long-form of the commercial: Yes, Pop On Pals. First, let me say that even though I’m […]

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Theatre Review: I Can See Sarah Palin From My Window

Sarah Palin, you say you can see us from your vindow. Vell, ve can also see you from our vindow, and ve like vhat ve see. So says Vlad, one of six memorable characters who weave together Peterson Toscano’s new play, I Can See Sarah Palin From My Window: Lessons Before The Second Coming. Those […]

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Catholics for Equality: Laudable, Laughable, or Simply Oxymoronic?

If you actively support the Catholic Church but claim to support LGBT equality, what is it you actually stand for?

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 19.5 – BONUS: The Hungover Heterosexual Panel

Zack is flying solo this week, which is why we aren’t counting this as a real episode. After a weekend of partying with his college roommates, friends, and friends of friends (old and new) in the 518 as the token gay in the whole group, Zack sits down with a group of them to find […]

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The Prop 8 Decision: The Findings of Fact (Everything We Should Learn From This Trial)

I want to begin my coverage of the Prop 8 decision (Read it on Scribd) with the Findings of Fact. This is the series of 80 points Judge Walker used to organize the multitudes of information in the case. Note that these are not all the ideas that were presented in the case; these are […]

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Homosexual Learning Outcomes in Need of Being Mocked

When a group offers a whole curriculum on fighting back homosexuality, there are TOO many opportunities to mock them. Take a look at the list and offer your own takes on what AFTAH’s bigot-seminar has to offer!

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Advice from the Little Mermaid (Zack’s On Vaca)

Hey all, I won’t be blogging much until Netroots Nation next week, so here is a fun clip from The Little Mermaid, harkening back  to my post about Disney princesses: Missing your almost-daily does of ZackFord Blogs? Click here for a random post you might not have seen before!

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 10 – Topics From a Hat—From Soup To Nuts!

Zack has never heard Peterson‘s “From Soup to Nuts” expression, but it apparently defines our tenth episode well! After several mono-topical episodes, we dramatically over-compensate by limiting discussion on any topic to three minutes. We have a big pile of topics in a hat. Some were submitted by listeners, but we each contributed some of […]

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So You Want To Be a Teabagger: Hiding Prejudice Behind Capitalism

Let’s imagine starting a new society, a whole new humanity. We’re playing SimEarth or Civilization here or something; just imagine it with me. We start it knowing everything we know now. We know there’s nothing to substantiate prejudice based on sex, gender, race, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Those identities all present naturally and in […]

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