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Corn, sodomy, and the ring

31 August 2007 | family, gay, gay marriage, lesbian, queer | No Comments

From Caryl’s post I learned that Iowa courts have moved in favor of same-sex marriage. Woo! I’m starting to lose track of what states in the US allow what kind of partnerships. Obviously Wikipedia can be trusted 100% (…), so one can look there, and now’s a good time to point out all the federal […]

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I’m sure some people would be flattered

6 August 2007 | personals, purposefully missed connections, queer | 3 Comments

It’s not a situation I would have anticipated: On a personals site, someone stating in his profile that his band is going on tour soon (my town: later this month) and that he’d need places to stay, shot me a message saying I “seem like a rad guy.” Also, according to his profile, he’s not […]

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Crimes I could commit or suffer where, unlike murder or being bashed, the news would fail to mention my sexuality

17 March 2007 | gay crime, mcsweeney's rejections, queer | 3 Comments

Gay grand theft auto Gay perjury Gay tax evasion Gay breaking and entering Gay online music piracy Gay diamond smuggling Gay arson

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Is this news? Is it the right news?

7 March 2006 | cnn, homecoming, hood college, lesbian, news, queer | 1 Comment

Rock on and congratulations to Jennifer Jones, the lesbian at Maryland’s Hood College that was voted in as Homecoming King. But I have to take note that CNN thought this was newsworthy. I mean, this isn’t the first case of a GLBT student running for Prom/Homecoming/whatever Court on a cross-gender ballot. She’s probably not the […]

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My two-day boycott of my fantasy life

11 February 2006 | arguing on the internet, queer, worldofwarcraft | 1 Comment

A couple weeks ago, news came out that a GLBT player of World of Warcraft was given a warning for making an announcement about her guild on a public channel because she announced that the guild wasn’t “GLBT-only” but definitely “GLBT-friendly.” The classification? “Harassment: Sexual Orientation.” When she asked for clarification, the response was something […]

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30 January 2006 | death, family, queer, the invisibles | No Comments

This week I picked up all but the final graphic novel collections of The Invisibles. Given that I’ve been in one of my analyze-my-life modes, I figured it’d be a good time to revisit the series, since I’ve found reading it is a good way to unfuck my head. Which says something, given that the […]

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