Tag Archives: Transgender

NGLTF’s Apparently “Extremist” Vision, According to AFTAH

Peter LaBarbera and his org, Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, are trying to smear the Creating Change conference with some of the scary things they saw there. Let’s shine a little light on their absurd fear-mongering.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 39 – Trans Allies Gone Wild

Freshly back from Creating Change and AWP, Zack and Peterson are energized to be advocates and writers. This week’s episode focuses on a roundup of news related to the transgender community, including unfunny sketches on Craig Ferguson and SNL, hate crimes, and a big new study that reveals “Injustice at Every Turn” for the trans […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 37 – South Africa is Gayer Than Hollywood

Peterson is back with stories to tell about South Africa! But Zack has been monitoring the pulse back in the United States, and their juxtaposed observations about gender and sexuality bring Queer and Queerer back in 2011 with a bang! This week we discuss the public perception of LGBT people nationally and globally and particularly […]

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President Obama Signs DADT “Repeal,” But Work Remains To Be Done

Shannon Cuttle attended today’s signing of the DADT Repeal, but suggests that the work is far from over in terms of making the military a welcome place for LGB and T troops.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 33 – Penal Codes, Oral Arguments, and Masturbation

The dynamic duo is back, and admit it, you missed us! Peterson and Zack fill you in on all the crazy fun stuff that’s been happening in their lives, Peterson brings us some more queer erotic poetry, and then the two launch into a roundtable on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Prop 8, Trans Day of […]

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Is “Gender Confusion” a Trans Parallel of “Sexual Lifestyle”?

What are the implications of using the words “gender confusion” to describe someone who is exploring gender or moving through gender outside of the cisgender paradigm? Discussion is most encouraged!

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President Obama Can’t Talk About Gay or Trans Folks With Conviction, And Other Bluffs

At an MTV Town Hall this afternoon, President Obama answered several questions about the LGBT community, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and bullying/cyber-bullying. It was full of spin and a complete lack of conviction about the LGBT community. Not only was it as if he just learned what sexual orientation is last week, it was also […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 16 – The Trans-Continental Netroots Edition

Zack… and Peterson… are coming at you from opposite sides of the continent! Zack is in Las Vegas for Netroots Nation and Peterson is heading off to TransForm New Hampshire. The sound quality is a bit low because it was recorded via phone, but the content quality is at its queerest. Zack shares some of […]

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I’m Sorry, NARTH, I’m So Sorry…

The Tenth Doctor on Doctor Who said “sorry” a lot, but when he said, “I’m sorry, I’m so sorry,” it meant he knew something very sad about the people he was saying it to that they were not (and might never be) aware of. To the National Association for the Research & Therapy of Homosexuality: […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 9 – Fetishes, Kinks, and Masturbation, Oh My!

Fetishes, Kinks, and Masturbation, Oh My! This week, Zack and Peterson delve into the topic of the sexually taboo! Why are kinks and fetishes taboo? What role does religion play in sexual repression and how can one’s faith intersect with the exploration of one’s sexuality? In what ways is the progress of the queer community […]

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