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Tag Archive: Queer

Jun 20 2014

Gia Milinovich is still ignoring her transphobia’s critics

It’s one thing to reject a counterargument, another to pretend you haven’t heard it.

Jun 17 2014

Grandmother, you’re a bully – and I’m disowning you.

One 23-year-old’s last letter to a relative who won’t leave him alone.

Jun 17 2014

Recommended reading: Lena Dunham, (black) atheists, transphobia and Scotland

Time for some recent favourites from around the web.

Jun 13 2014

Chapter 8: Biology

Sometimes, it isn’t tearful.

Jun 13 2014

Chapter 7: Stranger Danger

I was always told the Internet threatened my safety. The truth was, it healed me.

Jun 10 2014

Chapter 5: Friends with Benefits

In some ways, I’ve lived past this. In others, I haven’t.

Jun 08 2014

Chapter 4: Dress-up

How could any of us defend being queer at a school where you were walloped for defending heels higher than an inch?

Jun 06 2014

Chapter 2: Other Boys

Once ‘gay’ meant anything, it meant people unlike me or anyone I knew.

Jun 05 2014

Yasmin Nair: challenging gay marriage’s false history “is not simply the celebration of outsider status”

The history of gay marriage supposedly goes something like this: In the beginning, gay people were horribly oppressed. Then came the 1970s, where gays – all of whom looked like the men of The Village People – were able to live openly and have a lot of sex. Then, in the 1980s, many gay people …

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Jun 04 2014

Foreword: A memoir in a month, and a coming out story you’ve never heard before

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If you want the wholesome version of this, there isn’t one. This isn’t a coming out story like on TV, and it won’t make allies feel pleased with themselves.

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