The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

You Had Me at ‘Pansexual’

Kathy Shaidle on Twitter called my attention to this video, shot at a protest Tuesday in Toronto about a proposed new sex education curriculum in Ontario schools. Critics of the curriculum are criticizing the province’s Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne (who is a lesbian, as Canadian Liberals usually are), and there was a rally Tuesday that […]

Texas: Teacher Suspected of Lesbian Sex With Student at Christian Academy

New Braunfels, Texas, is a rapidly growing community near I-35, about 30 miles from San Antonio and 45 minutes from Austin. In the past 20 years, the population of New Braunfels has roughly doubled and it now has more than 60,000 residents. Despite this rapid growth, it’s still a fairly small town, and this news must come […]

Maximum Acronym

After years of struggle, the Rainbow Alphabet — LGBT — has been extended to maximum inclusivity at Wesleyan University: Open House is a safe space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Flexual, Asexual, Genderf–k, Polyamourous, Bondage/Disciple, Dominance/Submission, Sadism/Masochism (LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM) communities and for people of sexually or gender dissident communities. The goals of Open […]

An Infinite Rainbow of Oppression

Sarah Deragon (@identityproj) is a feminist and a lesbian, but I repeat myself. Tuesday, I posted a series of “Queer Feminism” headlines from EverydayFeminism.com to illustrate the extent to which the feminist movement has become obsessed with perverse sexuality. One of the headlines I included was this: Powerful Photos Fearlessly Redefine What It Means to […]

The Queering of Feminism

A few recent headlines from EverydayFeminism.com: Let Them Eat Cake: On Being Demisexual — Cara Leibowitz, Feb. 10 5 Ways to Stand Up to Toxic Messages and Accept Yourself as a Bisexual Person — Erin Tatum, Jan. 25 Powerful Photos Fearlessly Redefine What It Means to Be LGBTQIA+ — Sarah Deragon, Jan. 25 How to […]

‘Queer Youth of Color’

Verónica Bayetti Flores (@veroconplatanos) “has spent the last years of her life living and breathing reproductive justice. She has led national policy and movement building work on the intersections of immigrants’ rights, health care access, young parenthood, and LGBTQ liberation, and has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, […]

OMG! @Rosie Goes ‘Lesbian Cougar’?

Two days ago we reported “The Tragedy of Lesbian Divorce” — Rosie O’Donnell’s divorce from her second lesbian wife, leaving their daughter without the security of a traditional lesbian family. What we failed to add, however, is that this means Rosie’s now on the hunt for fresh meat: Speaking at the Athena Film Festival in […]

The Tragedy of Lesbian Divorce

Whatever happened to old-fashioned lesbian family values? Rosie O’Donnell and her wife, Michelle Rounds, have split, and O’Donnell will leave “The View” next week to concentrate on her family’s well-being, Page Six can exclusively reveal. Sources close to O’Donnell told us that she and Rounds, her wife of three years, have been living apart for […]

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