Backstage Azerbaijan
May 27, 2012 • no comments • 352 views

Now that this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is over with its weird music and political voting (grats to Sweden by the way) it is time to bring the attention back to the situation in Azerbaijan. PinkNews has a feature article today titled “The truth about gay life in Azerbaijan outside of the Eurovision Song Contest”. Azeris […]

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 […]

Worth Reading – Part IV
February 24, 2012 • no comments • 550 views
Worth Reading

So, time for more highlights from my RSS reader! Media Kate Moennig who played Shane in the TV series The L Word, is back on the screen in a new TV show on Showtime. Yay! She was awesome in The L Word. L Word’s Kate Moennig Joins Cast of Showtime’s Ray Donovan Pilot – Diva […]

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 […]

Worth Reading – Part III
January 30, 2012 • no comments • 403 views
Worth Reading

Time for another list of interesting articles and posts from my RSS feed. Since I’ve been busy for well over a week, I have nearly 700 entries to go through in my reader! Here’s a few number of highlights: Atheism Several flower shops refused to deliver flowers to Jessica Ahlquistwho recently won a lawsuit against […]