Tag Archives: lgbtq
Mel the reluctant political blogger is going to Netroots Nation after all — on full scholarship through the LGBT Netroots Connect initiative. Wanna know what I said on my scholarship application? Then read this post. Continue reading
I never intended to become a mother, but then my partner’s nephew came to us from a background of severe abuse & neglect. Now he’s 23 & doing great. In contrast: the case of Anya James.
Given the evidence — his recent political appointees, his affiliations to Christian dominionist organizations — I think we’d be fairly safe to say that Parnell is a Christianist & dominionist, much like Sarah Palin — except not quite so noisy about it. Which actually makes him more effective at it.
In the summer of 1978, two essays in a feminist anthology were all the info I had beyond the feelings of my own heart to let me know it was okay to be a lesbian. Today, the It Gets Better Project & similar projects are how LGBT elders can communicate the same message to isolated LGBT youth.
Self-hatred — including, for many of us, internalized homophobia and transphobia — is the harm at the very center of us. Love others as you love yourself, but first: love yourself. Let no one convince you to do otherwise.
My review shows that there is clearly a lack of quantifiable evidence necessitating this ordinance. That’s what Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan stated on August 17, 2009 when he vetoed Anchorage Ordinance 2009-64, the Anchorage equal rights ordinance, which had been … Continue reading
A celebration of yesterday’s decision by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker that found California’s Prop 8 to be unconstitutional.
Is it really a good thing to be complimented for “courage” by a blogger at the Conservatives for Palin website? Well, mainly it’s a lot of work. It’s nice to be called courageous, sure, but even better is to be represented honestly and in context.
RT: @BJMuntain: RT @Buffyandrews “I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork.” –Peter De Vries # Yay, I have a Solitaire by @kelleyeskridge again, yay! My previous copy got misplaced, good to have it again. One … Continue reading
My story “Cold,” from my novel-in-progress of the same title, is appearing again — this time in Crossed Genres‘ Year One anthology, which collects stories from each of the magazine’s first twelve issues.