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Reflections from a queer attorney on gay marriage Supreme Court oral arguments: How I learned to stop worrying about why we’re talking about gay marriage and admit that we are in fact talking about gay marriage

TweetI know the process of internet sharing is often painfully narcissistic and you’re likely oversaturated with coverage and commentary on this topic. I do not long for this to be the post-graduate school version of a written “selfie” in my bathroom mirror—let alone one from someone walking around with a large knapsack of privileges. But [...]
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Heterophobe is the New Homophobe?

TweetWith all this talk of marriage equality for homosexuals in light of public opinion, states’ rights, and soon-to-be Supreme Court rulings, it’s easy to understand why the heterosexual community is feeling under attack. Luckily, there’s a new Facebook group calling for the annual observance of Heterosexual Awareness Month (HAM) each July. Participants are encouraged to [...]
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September 25, 1957: 55 Years Later

TweetFifty-five years ago today Little Rock Central High School was integrated. On May 17, 1954 the Supreme Court ruled on Brown v. Board of Education and ended de jure segregation. The ruling was protested by civilians and government officials. The outcry from white Americans was violent. It took nearly three years to start implementing the historic ruling. It’s important to [...]
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Bert & Ernie: The Pre Nup

TweetBy Roz Warren and Janet Golden Now that President Obama has endorsed gay marriage, it will soon become legal everywhere in America, including, of course, Sesame Street, which means Bert and Ernie can finally tie the knot! Their just signed pre-nup was leaked to us by a Muppet whose identity we’ve promised not to reveal, [...]
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To the Queer Kids of America: Amendment One is a Form of Bullying

TweetOriginally appeared on RoleReboot.org. This letter is to all the queer kids, the gay, lesbian, and bi kids, to the young adults who identify as transgender, genderqueer, pansexual, and/or androgynous, to the questioning kids, to the kids who were born intersex, to the high school and college kids in North Carolina and around the country. [...]
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