Category Archive: Queer/Bi

Jul 17 2014

Bisexual or Pansexual?

I’ve been pondering the question of whether I should keep using the word “bisexual” to describe myself, or whether I should start using “pansexual” instead. I wanted to run the pros and cons by y’all and get feedback. On the one hand: The word “bisexual” feeds into the gender binary, in a way that I …

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Jun 24 2014

Atheist Contingent in SF LGBT Pride Parade, This Sunday June 29!

The atheists will be marching in the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade, this Sunday, June 29! This is always a fun time — being in the parade is a blast. Here are some pics from previous years, if you don’t believe me. Here’s the link to the Meetup page, which has all the info. Check …

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Jun 12 2014

Godless Perverts Story Hour This Saturday June 14 — And a Godless Perverts Social Club Thursday June 19!

We have a couple of awesome Godless Perverts events coming up soon! We’re having one of our infamous performance events, the Godless Perverts Story Hour, on Saturday June 14. And this month, we’re expanding the Godless Perverts Social Club, the social/ community arm of the Godless Perverts empire, to twice a month — third Thursdays, …

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Jun 02 2014

Godless Perverts Social Club Tuesday June 3 – And Thursday June 19! Plus Godless Perverts Story Hour June 14!

Two great pieces of Godless Perverts news! Starting in June, the Godless Perverts Social Club, the social/ community arm of the Godless Perverts empire, will be meeting twice a month — first Tuesdays, and third Thursdays. Yes, first Tuesday is tomorrow, June 3. And we’re having one of our infamous performance events, the Godless Perverts …

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Apr 22 2014

Greta Christina and Alex Gabriel Yak About Sexual Identity, Secularity, and Politics

Alex Gabriel: I’ve tended to observe that people who march under the banner of humanism in the states lean somewhat more strongly to the left than humanists in Britain. I’m not sure why that is, but – in my experience, anyway – it’s more of a countercultural identity, [with] more immediate openness to class concerns …

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Feb 07 2014

Godless Perverts Story Hour on YouTube!

The Godless Perverts Story Hour that was livestreamed as part of the Freethought Blogs Con online conference was also recorded, and is available on YouTube! You can watch and hear readings and performances from Greta Christina (“To Give Itself Pleasure”), Virgie Tovar (“Brother David”), Simon Sheppard (“The Tibetan Book of the Fag”), Juba Kalamka (“Jubilee …

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Nov 25 2013

“Is He Gay or Straight?” Bisexual Eradication in “Modern Family”

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In the last few weeks, I’ve started intermittently watching the TV show “Modern Family.” There’s a certain amount that I like about it, as well as a certain amount that I don’t. (Often the case with fluffy mainstream-ish pop-culture entertainment. I want it to divert and distract me, but it often winds up annoying me …

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Jul 02 2013

Atheists at the LGBT Pride Parade 2013 – Pictures! — UPDATED!

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UPDATE: There are now pictures of me and Ingrid! They’re appended at the end of the post. This was definitely the most fun I’ve ever had sitting around in the sun for hours waiting to walk down the street. Last Sunday’s LGBT Pride Parade in San Francisco was the largest ever, by a considerable margin …

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Jun 29 2013

Fashion Friday on Saturday: Deena and Gunner’s Wedding

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a Fashion Friday post, and this one seemed especially pertinent right now, what with it being LGBT Pride Weekend and the same-sex marriage and all. Ingrid and I went to a wedding a few weeks ago that was a fashion extravaganza. Our friend and hairdresser Deena married her …

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Jun 26 2013

SCOTUS, Same-Sex Marriage, and Admitting When I’m Wrong

Since I’m a big proponent of admitting when you’re wrong, I feel that I should say this today: I was one of the people objecting to bringing same-sex marriage to SCOTUS. I was one of the people saying, “It’s too soon, this court sucks, we have to wait until we have a better court, this …

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