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I was born into a world in the 1950s where gender was a key component of who you were, and was to a large degree your destiny, even growing up in a perhaps more egalitarian and humanistic ...
by leftyparent
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 09:49 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
A couple days removed from the hyperbole and the echo chamber, I would like to express my appreciation to President Obama, with some caveats. It pleases me greatly that he mentioned gay rights in ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 06:38 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I visited John Aravosis’s fine blog ( Americablog ) earlier today (linked from one of his tweets) to read a letter he wrote to Amnesty International regarding a statement by Noel Kututwa, ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 69 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 07:00 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Tuesday The Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly voted to approve a resolution condemning extrajudicial summary or arbitrary executions . The vote was a reversal of the 2010 ...
by rserven
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 07:53 AM PST with 42 Recommends
On June 7th the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) reaffirmed their policy to deny membership to LGBT people. There was a chance they would reconsider but the consensus of a secret committee decided it was "
by cadfile
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 12:23 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Author's Note : Please note that this is a repost of an article I published earlier in the year. The state itself is a form of oppression. In a modern-day context this may seem like a false ...
by DevonDB
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 07:25 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The day just passing marks exactly 8 months since I had planned on coming out to at least one of my parents as a sexually repulsed demisexual. Didn't happen, obviously. As some of you read on a ...
by Cassandra Waites
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 10:56 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
when he writes Start with this fact: The truest measure of a man, indeed of a person, is not whom he lies down with but what he stands up for. If we must be judged, let it be in this way. And when ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 03:49 AM PST with 68 Recommends
I'm not usually a follower of celebrity news. I don't belong to Twitter, don't watch Entertainment Tonight except by accident, and would rather eat worms than read a National Enquirer or People ...
by rserven
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jan 13, 2012 at 04:00 PM PST with 55 Recommends
It has been around 90 days since my last diary, and I am still not out of the closet to anyone who doesn't know my screen name here besides my completely awesome pastor. For those who didn't read my ...
by Cassandra Waites
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 07:50 PM PST with 22 Recommends
How many times have you heard that question asked? It seems like at least one homophobe (usually male) per week will ask the question. They'll dress it up in a call for modesty: "no one needs to ...
by RfrancisR
Comment Count 149 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2012 at 01:58 PM PST with 100 Recommends
I started a new petition on December 19 ( as my old one expired on December 23) ,and I have only 18 days left. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please spread the word ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 06:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by today (December 23). Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 28, 2011 at 06:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I am starting a new petition as my old petition has failed to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by December 23. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please spread the ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 27, 2011 at 06:30 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by today (December 23). Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 05:25 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by January 18, 2012. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 06:05 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by January 18. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please spread ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 05:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by December 23. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please spread ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 09:30 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by January 18, 2012. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 09:20 AM PST with 0 Recommends
I am starting a new petition as my old one will most likely fail to meet the 25,000 signature threshold by December 23. Therefore if you have signed, I ask that you please sign again. Please spread ...
by Equality2012
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 05:30 AM PST with 5 Recommends