February 22, 2015

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New Book Tells Stories, Secrets of Longtime Male Couples

Filed by John M. Becker | February 22, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

A new book, "Love Together," tells the stories of successful male couples -- including how they navigate life's ups and downs, and how they stay in love for so many years.Read More


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'Salvation Army' Film: How the Impersonal Hits Home

Filed by Michael Knaapen | February 22, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

In an adaptation of his novel, filmmaker Abdellah Taïa tells the story of a gay Moroccan who grows up under layers of oppression and learns to pursue freedom at any cost. Read More


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Free Speech for Me; 'Shut-Up-and-Take-It' for You

Filed by Mercedes Allen | February 22, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Trans people and sex workers are often the stuff of lurid sensationalism, cheap stand-up comedy, and demonization. Defending it all by crying 'freedom of speech' abdicates any responsibility to be conscientious about the harm one does to entire minorities.Read More


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Azealia Banks Just Can't Stop Saying 'F***ot'

Filed by John M. Becker | February 22, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

Azealia Banks is correct that the LGBT community, like society at large, is infected by misogyny. But that doesn't give her a free pass to toss around homophobic slurs.Read More