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Let’s Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

How has transition affected you sexually? For many of us, hormones and/or surgery has had a profound effect. The main problem isn’t transitioning, it’s the reluctance of healthcare givers to discuss sex and institutionalized policies forbidding discussions about sex. In this episode of the GenderGP podcast, recorded for their Trans Sex Education Special, Marianne and […]

Texas GOP is tracking down and arresting Civil Rights Activists on Trumped up Charges

Texas GOP is tracking down and arresting Civil Rights Activists on Trumped up Charges

Texas put hundreds of hours into finding and arresting police brutality protesters. Lawyers call it a “witch hunt.” By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Aug. 21, 2020 * Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language. Nearly a month after Keegan Godsey attended an unruly protest against police brutality at the Texas Capitol in May, state […]

Back The Blue Crew Invades BLM Friendship-West Baptist Church

Back The Blue Crew Invades BLM Friendship-West Baptist Church

A thousand Back the Blue vehicles some waving Confederate and Trump flags shut down a Black Affirming Church Sunday. The caravan organizer said that the stop at the Friendship-West Baptist Church which has a huge Black Lives Matters Banner draped over the front was due to a ‘miscommunication’. I call bullshit. Nothing could inflame the […]

Does God Love Transgender People?

Does God Love Transgender People?

God explicitly said he accepts you for who you are. Jesus told his apostles to accept us just before his crucifixion. And the Holy Spirit? The Trinity has always been with us on our road less traveled. These passages that explain this never fail to make me cry in joy. They are the cornerstone of […]

Facebook bans content promoting LGBT conversion therapy

Facebook bans content promoting LGBT conversion therapy

Facebook and Instagram told CNN on Friday that the two platforms are banning content promoting conversion therapy. The discredited practice right-wing religious proxies use to force homonormativity and rigid binary gender constructs on LGBT people has long been condemned as harmful by major medical associations. The decisions follow appeals from users to remove an Instagram […]

Let’s talk about Transgender Rights

Let’s talk about Transgender Rights

By Melinda Summer, Nuclear Medicine, Radiologic Technologist.   For some reason, politicians and priests want to teach biology, which is not where their education is and people want to believe them, instead of doctors and others who have studied biology. They try to pass laws and sway public opinion out of their ignorance by instilling […]

Yes Virginia, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is a Hate Group

Yes Virginia, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is a Hate Group

 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) first listed Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) as an anti-LGBTQ hate group in 2016. The SPLC lists ADF as a hate group because it has supported the idea that being LGBTQ+ should be a crime in the U.S. and abroad and believes that is OK to put LGBTQ+ people in prison […]

Ugandan LGBT Activist Gets Special Permission, Continues lifesaving Work

Ugandan LGBT Activist Gets Special Permission, Continues lifesaving Work

Joseph Kawesi, executive director of a Ugandan transgender group has amazingly been allowed to continue distributing antiretroviral medications during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is most welcome news as COVID-19 preys on people with preexisting conditions that inhibit the autoimmune system such as HIV untreated. This is also welcome news since 23 homeless LGBT people and […]

Website InStok: Check store Inventory from Home

Website InStok: Check store Inventory from Home

WE all know what it’s like going from store to store looking for essential items like toilet paper only to find bare shelves. It’s frustrating and also dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of us also have seen the images of spring breaker partying on Florida the beaches blatantly ignoring social distance guidelines. Two University […]

This Super Bowl Drag Queen ad has the haters all fired up

This Super Bowl Drag Queen ad has the haters all fired up

Two Super Bowl advertisements have the right-wing haters on fire. One, in particular, is a hilarious 15 seconds featuring two drag queens, Cracker and Chickpeas. The other is a political spot bought by billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg in which he outdoes trump’s tiny 30 secs by buying 60 seconds of Super Bowl time. What […]

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