Tag Archives: LGBTQA

On DOMA, Prop 8, and the Critique of the Politics of Inclusion

To the joy of many and the dismay of some, The US Supreme Court finally struck down DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) and for all us Californians, dismissed Proposition 8 as unconstitutional.  For those of us who value equality in … Continue reading

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Be a Transgender Ally

Despite the black-and-white way many people view the world, especially when it comes to gender and sexuality, nature contains virtually every variation thinkable.  If you’re unfamiliar with gender and sexuality, check out the graphics below from The Gender Book by Reiff Hill … Continue reading

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Crash Course on Human Sexuality

Many of us tend to (or used to tend to) view things in a binary way.  This has many causes.  Our languages create this tendency, because it is essentially a system of identification based on negative qualities, meaning “up” doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Face of LGBTQ and Marriage Equality

With the debate over marriage equality heating up over the recent statements by Chick-fil-A and others, people 0n both sides of the issue have become emotional, and understandably so.  There is a danger, however, in becoming entrenched in your position … Continue reading

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On Equal Civil Rights and Private Organizations

Because of all the discussion that has been ignited by the choice of Chick-fil-A to announce their stance against marriage equality and equal civil rights, I’ve been reading through quite a few blog posts and articles.  Although I already talked … Continue reading

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