28 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

It Gets Better: Sanctioning Routine Violence

Between the movement for marriage equality and the It Gets Better campaign, I’m just about ready to give up my membership in the LGBT community. But I checked, and it turns out that I don’t have a membership card. It’s not even about the smiling white faces inundating us with the message that all shall […]

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29 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Matthew Shephard Hate Crimes Legislation Passes House – Ambivalent Feelings From A Queer

The Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Protection Act passed the House today after 10 years of lobbying and educating that the LGBT community needed protection too. I have always been divided on hate crimes legislation. On one level, this act of Congress made me feel a little bit more ‘equal’ in terms of […]

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