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Wish List To 2015

2015 started with a great feeling, collective enthusiasm and even a lil wind of magic that we hadn’t breathed in a long time. The fun was ruined after a week (#JeSuisCharlie), but hopefully all the bad karma of the year got concentrated in January. 699 more words


The Resurrection of a Forgotten Death: Queer Culture's Contribution to Assisted Suicide

(Pierre Nadeau and daughter, Alexa. Photo credits: http://www.photowords.com)

A Queer Death 101: Put to Rest

“And so what is queerest about us, queerest within us, and queerest despite us is this willingness to insist intransitively—to insist that the future stop here.” – Lee Edelman… 1,731 more words

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Innocence Again?

The other day, I discovered that there was an “other” section for messages in my Facebook message inbox (Yes, it took me seven years to come to this realization). 1,292 more words

"It's just WRONG!" Elf-Dwarf Love and the Limits of Liberalism

I may get to see the 3rd Hobbit movie today.  Or not.   I’ve had a variety of problems with this trilogy though none with Martin Freeman (whoever in the world ever had a problem with Martin Freeman?). 616 more words

The first, very Atlantic decade of Same Sex Marriage: A list of countries by Government and governance Systems

The current geography of same sex marriage completely revolves around the Atlantic.  Indeed, countries where same sex marriages are legally performed and recognized, with the notable exception of New Zealand, tend to have direct political and administrative links to the Atlantic.( The Commonwealth links of New Zealand may actually strengthen further the argument for the Atlantic’s centrality to same sex marriage.) … 239 more words