Tag Archives: Queer

Transgender Awareness Week

This is Transgender Awareness Week which culminates in the Transgender Day of Remembrance on the 20th. I have created two graphics; the first simply says Trans Rights = Human Rights and the second is more personal comparing my life before … Continue reading

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My Tribe

“When you find people who not only tolerate your quirks but celebrate them with glad cries of “Me too!” be sure to cherish them. Because those weirdos are your tribe.” ― A.J. Downey This quote really resonates with me. I … Continue reading

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On This National Coming Out Day – My Story

This is National Coming Out Day which was initiated on the anniversary of the October 11, 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Right. I was there at that March 30 years ago and it remains one of the … Continue reading

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In A Heartbeat, An Animated Short Film

A sweet, wholesome film about two boys finding love. “In a Heartbeat” – Animated Short Film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of … Continue reading

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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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