Category Archives: transgender

On “Perverts” and the Brony/Pegasister Community

Michael J. Nelson: “BronyCon 2012 drew a crowd of 4000 chubby little pervs.” (twitter.com) When I first started writing here about getting into Dance Dance Revolution in late 2003, I got a lot of negative e-mails. Most of them were along the lines of, “You can’t go play video games where kids are present because you’re one of them queers and everyone will be right to assume that you’re just going there to try to ‘pick up’ or kidnap kids for whatever perverted things people like…

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Equality Will Not Be Denied

Judge overturns Calif. gay marriage ban (AP via Yahoo! News) It is one of the most (in)famous videos of its era.  Freshly installed as the governor of Alabama, George Wallace stands before a cheering crowd during his inaugural address to the state and declares, in a booming voice, that in Alabama there will be “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.”  It’s hard to call it the most galling video of the time, in the face of white police officers turning fire hoses on young African-Americans,…

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The things that slide through the news these days

Poll: 70 percent of LGBTs support noninclusive ENDA (Planet Out via Yahoo! News) I don’t know what pisses me off more right now: the fact that there’s so little news coverage of Kucinich introducing Articles of Impeachment against Cheney, or that there’s so little news coverage of the machinations of the ENDA. For all the talk out there about this huge left-wing media conspiracy, the fact that the media is burying stories like these in favour of things like the President of France cozying up…

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