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Hypocrisy Is Alive & Well In States Limiting LGBT Local Protections

By: Andrew Shaughnessy

Certain States are finding all sorts of ways to undermine LGBT progress this session.  Of those LGBT issues, remains one close to my heart — basic protections for the LGBT community. 270 more words

Tolerating Intolerance

Coming out of the closet was a gradual process for me. The first person I came out to was a friend in 2003, but I had my biggest coming out in 2005. 2,206 more words

Evil Feminist From Space

C4EM: An Acronym You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Contrary to what a lot of people outside the United Kingdom think, same-sex marriage isn’t actually legal in the U.K. Instead they have civil partnerships, which grant all the same rights as marriage, except for the label. 347 more words

Heather Norum

Somebody Shoot Me Now

Missouri is poised to become the first state to pass legislation which bans discrimination in the workplace against an often forgotten and maligned political minority. No, it’s not sexual orientation or gender identity; it’s not ethnicity or religion. 202 more words

Evil Feminist From Space

Asexuality and the Church

Some time ago when I was still a conservotrad Catholic, I read Raymond Arroyo’s fawning biography of Mother Angelica (which I would actually recommend if you want to understand the history of the culture war divisions within the Catholic church in America) and came a curious passage in which she said that she basically considered herself to be asexual and had never had much interest in the opposite sex. 1,036 more words

Watching Discrimination Live in Real Time

First off, it has been quite a while since I have written on my blog.  Sorry, and Not Sorry!  Lot’s of things in life get in the way, and I know I cannot call myself a true writer yet, not until all I can think about doing from the time I wake up, until the time I fall asleep, is wanting to carve out a little time for writing.   1,188 more words


Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Health

There is so much health information available online geared toward lesbian health. How does lesbian or bisexual health differ from that of heterosexual women? It doesn’t. 292 more words