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Queer and Queerer Ep. 67 – So You Think You’re An Ally (ft. Anarchist Reverend Shannon Kearns)

No doubt, allies are crucial to every community, but being an ally is not easy nor simple role to play. Zack and Peterson talk with the Anarchist Revered, Shannon Kearns, to discuss how allies sometimes get it wrong. Sometimes allies make it all about them, or believe that apologizing for the actions of their church […]

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 2/18/2011

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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“Born This Way” Makes It Better… But For Whom?

While many in the LGBT community celebrate the release of Lady Gaga’s new anti-bullying anthem, Shannon Cuttle has reservations.

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White Conservatives Using Abortion as Wedge Issue for Black Voters

White conservatives are maliciously promoting themselves as great allies to the black community with the lie that pro-choice = racist. They don’t know the first thing about being allies.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 27 – Ummm… Your Heterosexual Privilege is Totally Showing

It’s Spirit Day! Zack and Peterson are here to have an important conversation about a challenging topic. What is heterosexual privilege? We throw around the terminology a lot, but what does it really mean? Today we try to help our audience understand exactly what it is and why we need our allies to be more […]

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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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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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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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Higher Education Should Be Proud of Discouraging Rapture Belief

A college education dramatically affects whether or not folks believe Jesus is returning.

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Hatemail! I’m a “morally bankrupt piece of subhuman scum”!

Hatemail is fun. I mean that. You know, sometimes people write long treatises disagreeing with you, and those can be frustrating, but hatemail and disparaging comments are just funny. The comment came from Aaron on my post about the book Negrophilia. As you recall, this was a book that was heralded by WingNutDaily because a […]

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