Tag Archives: Queer

On Taking The Sting Out of Slurs by Using Them as Empowerment.

I’ve always enjoyed taking the power of slurs away from homophobes and transphobes by turning around and using them myself. I think that is why I embraced the use of “queer” so quickly. Very early in the nineties I participated … Continue reading

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Golden – A short film by Kai Stänicke

A beautiful short film uses being golden as a metaphor for growing up different, of growing up gay. This film is directed and presented by Kai Stänicke.

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Moving From Online Advocacy To Public Advocacy For Non-Binary Gender Identified Students

Yesterday, Saturday, March 19th, I traveled down to Albuquerque to attend The Trans + Queer Thrive Education Conference (TQ Thrive). This event, sponsored by the New Mexico GSA Network and GLSEN – Albuquerque, focused on supporting trans and queer youth and … Continue reading

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The New Fairy JerBear’s – Who I Am

I have finally made a decision to retitle this blog. I am moving away from the news aspect because there are so many news resources out there. What I am going to focus on are topics, videos and blog posts … Continue reading

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We are nothing (and that is beautiful): Alok Vaid-Menon at TEDxMiddlebury

Non-binary poet, artist and activist Alok Vaid-Menon delivers a 2013 TED talk in which they discuss the relationship between success and the status quo. They draw upon experiences at Stanford and beyond and perform spoken word poetry. Alok performs with … Continue reading

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Identity: In & Beyond The Binary – Documentary (Full Movie)

Trans, Genderqueer, Butch, Femme and Queer people share their experiences with gender identity in this 60 minute documentary by Dave Naz. The film addresses topics from hormones to employment to growing up, “Identity” is a series of enlightening and heartfelt … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Joke – No Soy Tu Chiste 🌟Advocacy Art by Daniel Arzola

Daniel Arzola is an artist from Venezuela using his talent to chip away at the ignorance of the world. His ‘I Am Not A Joke’ – ‘No Soy Tu Chiste’ campaign aims to spread awareness and compassion for the queer and … Continue reading

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Pay It No Mind – The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson

A look at one of the pioneers of trans/queer/gay activism. Here’s the official blurb: Thanks to the wisdom of Jimmy Camicia, Richard Morrison, and Larry Mitchell who helped make this documentary possible. Special thanks to Antony and the Johnsons. Their … Continue reading

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Recommended: VERGE 2015 Fashion Show: Largest Showcase Of Queer Designers At NYFW

Check out photos and the story behind this cool, avant-garde, queer fashion show in The Huffington Post by following the link at the bottom of this post. First a brief excerpt and 2 of the many photos from the event… … Continue reading

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Queer Duck- I’m Glad I’m GAY! — From Queer Duck: The Movie

This is the closing number from Queer Duck: The Movie.

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QUEER DUCK: “Oh Christ!”

Queer Duck is abducted by a “gay deprogrammer,” satirical hilarity ensues!

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QUEER DUCK: “Ku Klux Klan & Ollie”

The KKK visit Queer Duck who unmask Jerry Falwell and plants a kiss on his nose prompting the other Klan members to turn on them. Jerry is then surprised to see who’s in gay heaven.

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QUEER DUCK: “A Gay Outing”

Queer Duck takes his nephews on a camping trip while trying, unsuccessfully, to avoid being outed by his own wit.

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QUEER DUCK: “The Gayest Place on Earth”

Queer Duck and the gang visit Fairyland!

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QUEER DUCK: “Bi Polar Bear and the Glorious Hole

During the turn of the Millennium an animated short became a hit among many queer folks and their allies. I remember everyone crowding into my office at work to watch the latest installment. This outrageous bit was typical of the … Continue reading

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Taking Pride in the ‘Alphabet Soup’ | QNotes

I’d like to thank the folks a QNotes for putting this together for more non-binary gender terms see this post from my main menu. First it was homophile. Then homosexual. After that it was gay. Then it was gay and … Continue reading

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Kadie Elder – First Time He Kissed a Boy [Official Music Video]

The kind of song I wish was a hit when I was young.

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If You Were Gay (Avenue Q) Performed By Characters from the Shounen Ai Anime, “Gravitation”

The song If You Were Gay from Avenue Q performed  (unknowingly) by characters from my favorite Shounen Ai* anime Gravitation about the lead singer of a band falling in love with a rather aloof author of romance novels. * (boys’ … Continue reading

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Happy Hippie Presents: My Story – Tyler Ford

Agender, Trans, Queer Poet, Writer and Activist Tyler Ford shares their story.

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Highly Recommended — Tyler Ford: I Am A Queer, Agender Person Of Color In New York — And This Is My Diary – MTV

I am usually hesitant to amplify one particular person as the voice of a movement but, in this case, I am willing to make an exception. Tyler Ford has emerged as a voice for agender people like me. We, in … Continue reading

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