Archive | LGBT Issues

We Got It From You, Dad

By now you’ve probably heard about the gay couple in Malawi getting sentenced to 14 years in jail for having a commitment ceremony. If not, there’s the link. Now what with this happening and that scare about the Ugandan anti-gay bill that would give gays the death penalty, and all the wars and starvation, I […]

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Flame On

I’d had “Born In Flames”, a Lizzie Borden film from 1983, in my Netflix Instant Queue for a while now and I just managed to watch it today. Set in the not-too-distant future, it takes place 10 years after the U.S. has gone through a second (bloodless) revolution and become the world’s first socialist democracy. […]

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Is She or Isn’t She? The Requested Outing of Elena Kagan

For those in the public eye, speculation about one’s sexual orientation is commonplace. When red flags (not the fun kind) like being an unmarried woman or a “confirmed bachelor” go up about someone newly thrust into the spotlight, speculation can reach a fever pitch. Such is the case with Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. However, […]

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