glbt, identity, sexual violence, sexuality

Note: Somewhere in this poem there may be people alive and I’m trying like mad to reach them.

(this post title thanks to BJ Ward's fantastic poem which can be viewed here) This post is for Asher Brown. This post is for Seth Walsh. This post is for Billy Lucas. This post is for Tyler Clementi. This post is for Raymond Chase. There are no numbers here. There are faces and names and… Continue reading Note: Somewhere in this poem there may be people alive and I’m trying like mad to reach them.

gender, glbt, sexuality

newsweekgate or whatever they’re calling it.

I haven't blogged about this for a few reasons (book ban, work, writing, tennis, karate, etc.), but I think it deserves some attention here, at least for the attention it's getting at Autostraddle: Ramin Seetodeh wrote an article for Newsweek about gay actors not being able to convincingly play straight. Alan Cumming (yes, that Alan… Continue reading newsweekgate or whatever they’re calling it.

gender, glbt, love, politics, sexuality

yay!

I've been lacking in the social-awareness blogging lately, so I just wanted to bring to your attention:Iowa! (who'd-a thunkit?)andVermont!That makes four now, kids, what with stalwart Massachusetts and last year's Connecticut victory. California's still pending, and New Jersey's got civil unions - but activists here are pushing hard for marriage.Just a thought: if California overturns… Continue reading yay!