Post Tagged with: "sexuality"
Slut-shaming is one of the many tools used by American society to embarrass women who are sexually active and have the nerve to actually enjoy sex. Whether by choice or force, women who have sex are ridiculed in cruel and demeaning ways. Example: Cassidy Goodson. Cassidy is a young girl who last year was charged as an adult in the […]Read more ›
James Schwartz is the author of The Literary Party: Growing up Gay and Amish In America, a work of poems and short stories. His poetry can also be found in Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets On the Mid-Western Experience, Milk and Honey Siren: A Nostrovia! Poetry Anthology and All Poetry is Prayer: A Fire Anthology. He is currently at […]Read more ›
A Primer On Your New Favorite Show On TV Follow more from Faith McLay –> here. I am talking, of course, about the international hit show from Canada. Lost Girl is a Showcase original fantasy drama set in the world of the Fae, a supernatural species living among humans. It’s unique and entertaining, with lots of action, plenty of humor, a great wardrobe […]Read more ›
Follow more from Faith McLay –> here. Fourteen years ago today, 21-year-old Matthew Wayne Shepard succumbed to the injuries inflicted upon him a few days earlier by two men he had met in a bar. Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson later both received two consecutive life sentences for their crime. But this isn’t about them. This is about Matthew, a young […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
Gender’s a beast, I’m telling you. Not so much all on its own, but because of how society treats it. To most people, it’s binary, fixed, and tied to what your genitals look like. I deliberately said “what your genitals look like“ instead of “your sex“. Most people believe sex is determined by the looks of your genitals and – […]Read more ›