After having seen Love is Louder, It Gets Better, and “Wear a purple shirt day” happen, I got to thinking. I read an excellent forward on my Facebook written by Dan Savage in response to a letter that started with, “I heard an interview with you about your It Gets Better campaign. I was saddened and frustrated with your comments regarding people of faith and their perpetuation of bullying.”
Let’s start with junior high. Junior high is a festering pile of dung that even other festering piles of dung won’t even hang out with. That’s right: junior high is like the dalit of festering piles of dung.
Hang in there. It gets better. Trust me.
By Grace Yip in Awkward, Serious Post, Weird / WTF
Jack McFarlane stalking Kevin Bacon on “Will & Grace” is funny. In real life? It’s fucked up. Cyberstalking? It’s a crime. You might not consider your behavior as “stalking”, but I do. You make me uncomfortable to the nth degree. For your sake, I hope you get some professional help. For my sake, I hope you finally get it: STOP STALKING ME.
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Discharges: Could the numbers actually be higher than reported? Read this. You’ll be surprised.
Serious post. Grace The Spot reader Angie, a lesbian who was discharged from the Air Force, contacted us about the circumstances surrounding her discharge. On paper, she was discharged for failure to meet fitness standards, but there is reason to believe that her discharge was a result of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and that the number of DADT discharges in general has been artificially deflated.
Chin up. Maine went to the haters yesterday, but eventually justice will be on our side. The youth are growing and voting. It’s going to be one hell of a time to live through. We are seeing change. We are seeing people love us and support us. We are seeing people get angry for us. We are seeing CHANGE. I have always said I wanted to be alive in the 1960s and see civil rights in action. I feel like I got my wish.
The next 90 days will be interesting for me. Since the lovely Mormons (not all, but enough) took the gays as their focus in California, my life has been turned upside-down. Staring at my newly acquired marriage certificate from the State, I can’t help but wonder about the next judicial decision on my “lifestyle.” Will the court uphold the tyranny of the majority and continue to deem votes a…
It looked as though the real “morning in America” was about to dawn when Bill Clinton was elected president the first time. Glimmers of hope peeked out after years of surreal Ronald Reagan politics. I’m woman enough to admit that I cried a little.
I cried again when Bill Clinton nearly immediately caved on his promise to allow gay servicemembers to serve openly and ins…