Isis King And Janet Mock Discus Trans Issues On In The Life

By: Thursday July 5, 2012 3:22 pm

In this closed captioned video, Janet Mock (an editor at People Magazine) and Isis King (actress and model) discuss trans issues from a trans people of color perspective for In The Life. In the video they also talk about why transgender is a term that both of them use regarding community. To quote Jos of [...]

No Retraction From The NY Times For Their Dehumanizing Coverage of Trans Woman Who Died in Fire

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 9:05 pm

If a whole bunch of trans people tell you that your words are transphobic, they’re right. My friend Allyson Robinson once said that. One can make similar comments regarding most minority populations: “If a whole bunch of (African-Americans, Women, LGBT-Americans, etc.) tell you that your words are (racist, sexist, homophobic, etc.), they’re right.” Well, a [...]

Sexualizing A Victim; Telling Her Life In Terms Of Salacious Details

By: Monday May 14, 2012 9:52 am

The New York Times begins its article Woman Dies in a Brooklyn Fire That Is Deemed Suspicious with this paragraph: She was 25 and curvaceous, and she often drew admiring glances in the gritty Brooklyn neighborhood where she was known to invite men for visits to her apartment, her neighbors and the authorities said. In [...]

Shock jock to dad of lesbian daughter: ‘You should get one of your friends to screw your daughter straight’

By: Sunday April 29, 2012 9:13 pm

Nice. In many countries we call advice like that “corrective rape.” Corrective rape is the use of rape against women who violate social norms regarding human sexuality and gender roles, often lesbians but sometimes gay men, with a goal of punishment of abnormal behavior and reinforcement of societal norms. The crime was first identified in [...]

I Can Hardly Wait For Jamie Clayton’s New TV Show “Dirty Work”

By: Monday April 23, 2012 11:56 pm

I think I’m in love. Okay, maybe not in love. I was just wonderfully surprised last Saturday night when I attended the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles last Saturday (April 20, 2012) and became acquainted with actress Jamie Clayton. She is incredibly energetic, funny, and attractive actor — and she’s trans. I had a [...]

Anti-gay pundit thinks ‘God’s truth in love’ includes slander and lies

By: Monday March 19, 2012 7:52 am

Say what you will about GLAAD’s Commentator Accountability Project, it’s definitely keeping some members of the religious right up at nights. Matt Barber of the Liberty Counsel – and a person named on the list of anti-gay pundits highlighted by GLAAD – had this to say in a biased One News Now article: Matt Barber, [...]

Anti-gay pundit – ‘GLAAD is in league with Satan and wants me dead’

By: Friday March 16, 2012 7:43 am

Poor Kevin McCullough. GLAAD’s Commentator Accountability Project has really gotten to him. Earlier today, he was caught telling a lie in terms of the statements he had made about same-sex relationships. But now, he has gone full Captain Queeg. For the uninitiated, Captain Queeg was a character from the book and motion picture The Caine [...]

GLAAD launches the Commentator Accountability Project – to expose the lies of anti-LGBT ‘pundits’

By: Wednesday March 14, 2012 9:56 am

With the number of lies out there being spewed on mainstream media outlets by professional haters like Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, this will keep the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) busy with its Commentator Accountability Project (CAP). The project aims to educate the media about the extreme rhetoric of over three [...]

The Gay Voices’ Anti-LGBT Epithet Debate: The Platinum Rule Seems To Apply

By: Wednesday March 7, 2012 12:13 pm

I’m one who completely agrees with the premise of GLAAD’s tag line: Words and Images Matter. Currently, GLAAD is combating the anti-LGBT language used by 80′s Growing Pains star Kirk Cameron. Cameron referred to LGBT people as “unnatural,” “detrimental,” and “ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.” Cameron is identified as a [...]

CNN’s Roland Martin and his 140 character anti-gay Super Bowl F-up

By: Monday February 6, 2012 9:56 am

The guy just can’t help himself, huh?  Twitter chatter can easily reveal the inner bigot because it allows people to be spontaneous, in-the-moment about anything knocking around in the noggin. During Sunday’s Super Bowl, CNN commentator Roland Martin, not new to controversy related to anti-gay comments, sent out this Tweet to his nearly 95K followers [...]

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