Tagged with radical

Quote: Audre Lorde on identities

“When we define ourselves, when I define myself, the place in which I am like you and the place in which I am not like you, I’m not excluding you from the joining — I’m broadening the joining.” — Audre Lorde in Sister Outsider

Sen. Brown supports safe schools

Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio democrat, recently came out in support of Safe Schools Improvement Act, anti-bullying legislation specifically listing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students as a protected class. In an e-mail to constituents, Brown, a cosponsor of the bill, wrote about the LGBT students and the bullying this community faces: Bullying — a … Continue reading

Quote: Ivan E. Coyote on pronouns

“The fact that I have chosen to use the pronoun she does not mean I am always comfortable with the word, or that it has ceased to chafe me in certain places. I make this choice for more practical reasons. She fits better than he does, and I am interested in stretching and expanding what … Continue reading

Anti-queer fliers plaster Covington

Residents of MainStrasse and Seminary Square recently met with city officials regarding violence and run-ins with the police that residents felt were motivated by homonegative attitudes, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported. Several incidents include car break-ins and assault. The most recent documented occurrence involved a man who beat two women leaving Yadda Club, a lesbian bar on Pike … Continue reading

Heidi Montag, Playmate shoot sex tape

“Accidentally” released sex tapes are about as common as Botox in Hollywood, but girl-on-girl celebrity sex tapes are  a rarity. But, then again, starlets never cease to surprise me. Heidi Montag of Hills fame and Playboy Playmate Karissa Shannon have allegedly made a so-called lesbian sex tape, and Montag’s soon to be ex-husband Spencer Pratt … Continue reading

TransOhio symposium photos and video

Photos from the third annual TransOhio Transgender and Ally Symposium in Columbus, Ohio, are now up on this blog’s Facebook fan page. The album includes not only photos from the conference, but also the Fabulously Fluid showcase and Paint!,  Sile P. Singleton‘s one-person show. And, lucky for you, here is a video of the keynote speaker, … Continue reading