Post Tagged with: "Gay"

by / on April 10, 2014 at 9:07 am / in Education, Gender, Philosophy, Sexuality, Society

A Youth Movement Against Homophobia: Get REAL

Dear readers of TabooJive, It is my pleasure to re-introduce Get REAL! (TabooJive featured a previous project of ours on their page a few years back) We are a Canadian non-profit and our mission is to empower university and college students across the country to speak to high school and middle school students about unlearning homophobia and embracing everyone, regardless […]

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by / on April 6, 2014 at 1:35 pm / in Education, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Media, Sexuality

Lizzy the Lezzy

Originally created by Ruth Selwyn in 2006, Lizzy the Lezzy is an animated, stand-up comedian who entertains “muff munchers,” educates followers, and calls out homophobia from around the world. Utilizing humor to attract a majority of Lizzy’s audience, the creators have put together an entire archive of videos, each one with a different theme, for followers and fans to watch […]

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by / on October 9, 2012 at 7:55 pm / in Britain/England/UK, Culture, Gender, Sexuality, Society

Irish Survey Reveals Shockingly High Risk of Suicide Among Trans* People

Follow more from this author on Facebook here: Faith McLay A recent survey by the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland revealed rather horrifying numbers: 78 percent of respondents said they had considered suicide; 63 percent within the past year. Nearly 40 percent had attempted suicide at some point in their lives, and of these 40 percent — almost three quarters […]

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by / on August 17, 2012 at 12:05 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Media, Prejudice, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

Marriage Evolved

MarriageEvolved’s premise is simple: to hear the voices of those affected by marriage inequality. MarriageEvolved would let the LGBT community, along with the allies who support them, tell their stories.

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by / on August 11, 2012 at 8:45 am / in Relationships, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

They Thought They Knew It All

“He felt as if he had known her for his entire life. Yet she had still so much learn about him.”

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by / on August 7, 2012 at 2:11 pm / in Alternative Healing/ Holistic Medicine, Body, Drugs, Editorials, Gender, News, Prejudice, Science, Sexuality, Society

Doctor Tries to Cure Homosexuality and “Abnormal” Gender Behavior in Females With Experimental Drug

Dr. Maria New, a pediatric endocrinologist of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Florida International University, and psychologist Heino F. L. Meyer-Bahlburg of Columbia University, are once again in the news with their controversial experiments on female fetuses with the experimental and dangerous drug dexamethasone (DEX) after Dr. Alice Dreger, professor of clinical medical humanities and bioethics in Northwestern […]

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by / on July 19, 2012 at 12:04 pm / in Culture, Editorials, Gender, Media, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

The Secret Language

By Christopher Bryant, Guest writer for Wipe Out Homophobia In 1950s Britain, when it was a punishable offence to be homosexual, a slang called Polari flourished. Polari provided a way for gay people to talk to each other in code. If you wanted to say to a friend, for example, “Look at that man next to me, I’d like to […]

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by / on July 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm / in Body, Culture, Current Events, Philosophy, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

Blood is Blood; Gay or Straight

“A heterosexual who has sex with different partners every week can donate blood but I, a gay man, someone who has been in a monogamous relationship for the last 22 years, cannot because I have a husband.” – Robin Day If you were on your death bed, dying from a loss of blood, and needed a blood transfusion, would you […]

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by / on June 26, 2012 at 10:48 pm / in Culture, Entertainment, Gender, Media, Philosophy, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

Hate Mail: WARNING – Do NOT drink liquids over your keyboard whilst reading this page

In response to this hate mail, I decided to address this issue by taking a humorous and lighthearted approach to replies.

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by / on June 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm / in Celebrities, Culture, Media, Sexuality, Society

The Importance of Gay Role Models

For as long as I can remember, I’ve strongly held that the world would benefit greatly from every LGBT person coming out of the closet.  Such an action would serve two very positive purposes:  1.)  it would show the world, a world that tends to minimize those of us who are LGBT, that we are solid, contributing citizens of our […]

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