Category: LGBT

A Chat with Takei
March 10, 2012 • no comments • 450 views

George Takei, to us nerds known from Star Trek as playing Hikaru Sulu in the original series from the late 60s, has a word or two to say to the homophobic and transphobic Tennessee lawmakers. Enjoy, and have a Takei ol’ day! Tennessee Lawmakers: We Need To Chat from Allegiance – A New Musical on Vimeo.

Belonging Nowhere?
March 5, 2012 • no comments • 799 views
Feminism, Freethought, LGBT

All communities have their problems and their conflicts. Sometimes belonging to several communities that don’t always overlap can be a bit of a problem. Natalie Reed experienced this recently when she wanted to write a post titled “God Does Not Love Trans People” addressing the sentiment that god loves everyone and thus religious people who […]

Livvy James on Transgender Discrimination
February 16, 2012 • 2 comments • 869 views

Here are two good clips from BBC Breakfast talking about how transphobic language is used in the media. We get to hear 10 year old transgender child Livvy James and her mother talking about Livvy’s experience being transgender in school and their petition against transgender discrimination. Also in the studio is Paris Lees from Trans […]

The Real Cookie Monsters
January 12, 2012 • one comment • 331 views

It saddens me greatly whenever I see young people publicly promote bigotry and hatred. My hope for the future lies with a new generation of open-minded and educated people. Unfortunately groups like Honest Girl Scouts do their best to indoctrinate the next generation with hatred towards people who they deem “different” – people who already […]

The Pope on Gay Marriage
January 11, 2012 • one comment • 361 views

The Pope is naturally an expert on gay marriage. I mean he lives with a whole lot of men you know. Apparently he’s not paying attention though. His significant experience with sex and family life makes him well qualified to make insightful comments like: The family, based on the marriage of a man and a […]