Tag Archives: LGBTQI

Stop Using “Gay” as a Derogatory Term

I recently had the unpleasant experience of being reminded that some adults still use the term “gay” as a derogatory term.  It can be easy to dismiss this kind of usage as simply ignorant or perhaps a reflection of immaturity, … Continue reading

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Hate & Queerness in America and the World

As a general rule, I try to avoid chiming in on stories such as this one, where Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame came out in an interview with GQ as having some homophobic but not entirely surprising views.  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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Chick-fil-A and Marriage Equality and The Bible

If you use any sort of social media or read news online, you’ll have likely heard about chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A’s statement of their position against marriage equality.  Because of their statement, their product has become a political statement of sorts … Continue reading

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Patron Defends Transgender Waitress

In a preview of an upcoming episode from ABC’s program, What Would You Do?, an irritated diner patron comes to the aid of a waitress being verbally harassed by another customer.  The waitress ins questions, is a real transgender woman but … Continue reading

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