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The Real Victory in Arizona

This evening Governor Jan Brewer vetoed SB 1062 and ended the journey of a piece of legislation designed to enshrine the ability to discriminate against the LGBT community under the guise of religious freedom.  The viral attention the passing of … Continue reading

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The Great Duck Dynasty Debate

As everyone with a computer or cellphone knows, Phil Robertson has been suspended from appearing in the A&E series Duck Dynasty as a result of anti-LGBT statements he made in an interview with GQ magazine.  The explosive response to the … Continue reading

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“Fag” – The Word Blame Game

Once again there is a media frenzy surrounding the use of a minority buzz word as the result of Alec Baldwin’s most recent public lunacy, though it has been discussed in reference to a number of other uses lately including … Continue reading

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I Am Not Straight-Acting

Straight-Acting.  It’s a shorthand phrase used by many gay men to describe either themselves or the general character and behavior of the kind of guy they are interested in.  It also sends many a homo into a tizzy of sputtering … Continue reading

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What Jason Collins Means To Me

Beyond sharing a last name, Jason Collins and I could not have less in common.  He’s a seven-foot tall African-American professional basketball player and I weigh 130 pounds soaking wet, regularly refer to any iteration of team sports as “sportsball” … Continue reading

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