The Battles Won and the Boycotts: When is Enough Enough?

April 23, 2014 in inQueery

While a sea of change is on the way for LBGT individuals everywhere, what about those who publicly resisted it? JJ Medina explores the unlikely consequences for businesses and individuals who opposed same-sex legislation.

HIV Equal: What Is It and Why Does it Matter?

March 26, 2014 in inQueery

InQueery Writer Shannon Grooms outlines the HIV Equal campaign and its vision, also addressing the criticisms around representation they have faced.

Rocky Shores Ahead For Ships In The Night

February 26, 2014 in inQueery

white & cis? DON’T come here! is the new slogan for a local east bay RADICAL QUEER dance party

Could a Successful Marriage Equality Push Come From the Right?

February 5, 2014 in inQueery

We have all heard that support for same-sex marriage is creeping up across the country but the source of the biggest jump may surprise you: a significant push is coming from the right. With marriage equality falling off the radar for average Democrats, is it possible that it will actually be the Republicans that will deliver us equal rights?

One of Many

January 22, 2014 in inQueery

The Transgender Law Center’s Transgender Leadership Summit was held in the Summer of 2012. Stephanie Mott wrote about all the things she learned, felt and took with her as she came to visit from the Midwest.

You’re Not Helping, You’re Hurting

December 18, 2013 in inQueery

InQueery contributor JJ Medina discusses why having some performance artists advocate for the LBGT community in politics may not be the best idea.

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013

November 27, 2013 in inQueery

Transgender Day of Remembrance honors our transgender brothers, sisters and kinfolk for all that they are or were, for those we have lost. They are in our hearts and minds everyday but it is important to have a nationally recognized day to spread awareness about the specific struggles they face. May those we have lost rest in peace and those we still have with us be safe.

GRL: Keeping Our Community Strong

November 20, 2013 in inQueery

We follow up with GRL, the sorority on the UC Berkeley campus for those who self-identify as queer and female and their allies. They had chosen us as their philanthropic project this year. The Pacific Center chats with them on what community means to them.

Not Your Bigot’s Bible: Matthew Vines and the Reclamation of Bible Verse

November 13, 2013 in inQueery

Matthew Vines has dedicated himself to wiping homophobia out of Christian communities. What began as a research project became a call to activism. Watch his speech here as he refutes the Bible verses commonly used to justify prejudice against LGBTQ folks.

50 Years of Gays in the Media & in the Streets: The 1970’s

November 6, 2013 in inQueery

The long-awaited continuation of the Gays in the Media and in the Streets series is here! Read on to continue the history lesson on the representations of LGBTQ individuals in the media and the movements that accompanied them in the 1970’s.

InQueery News: Gay Sex in Pakistan, Pat Robertson’s HIV delusions, Gay Veteran Rights & more

October 16, 2013 in inQueery

Thank you all for joining us on this special edition of InQueery news LIVE. This week we’re discussing gay sex in Pakistan, an update on Pat Robert’s continued spree of bigotry, and more!

The Americas Come out Against LGBT Discrimination

August 14, 2013 in inQueery

Today we’re focusing on the prevention of organized discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexual, and trans individuals through the OAS convention held in Guatemala. Come read about which countries supported the measure and which ones had a very vocal opposition towards it.

Real Talk with Dr. Carrington: Part Deux

August 7, 2013 in inQueery

This week we finish our talk with Dr. Carrington about marriage, family life, and domesticity. See what he has to say about living in a just unjust society, healthcare reform, and his new project about gay holidays.

Breaking the Girls: A Film Review

July 17, 2013 in inQueery

An edgy new lesbian film debuted at Frameline 2013. The film isn’t just about a sapphic love affair, but is also an intense ride full of murder, deception and desire. InQueery blog staff editor Jax reviews ‘Breaking The Girls.’ The film opens this August, be sure to check it out!

Real Talk with: Dr. Carrington

July 3, 2013 in inQueery

Dr. Carrington, a professor of the Sexuality Studies department at San Francisco State University, allows us some time to talk about LBGT family life, gender identity, equality, and why same-sex marriage rights are a double-edged sword in the first half of this two-part interview.

What About Gay Divorce?

June 19, 2013 in inQueery

For LGBTQ couples trying to get a divorce is even harder than trying to get married. Why is it so difficult for same-sex couples to get a divorce?

InQueery News Live!

June 12, 2013 in inQueery

This week’s article is the first of an ongoing series called InQueery News, which will occur once a month and which will feature a discussion between members of the InQueery staff as they talk about hot-topics in the community and media. For this first segment, blog staff members, Leo, Katie, and Ben, sat down to discuss San Francisco’s celebration and recent headlining LGBT news.

Undocuqueer

May 13, 2013 in inQueery

Being queer and undocumented, an individual might fear both domestic hatred and international persecution. Despite what should be universal human rights, being undocuqueer (both queer and undocumented) can result in the exclusion from both institutions and benefits guaranteed to heterosexual partners and citizens. Perhaps even scarier is the complicated (and often dangerous) reality of being queer in an immigrant’s original home.

In Leslie We Trust

May 6, 2013 in inQueery

Leslie Ewing has dedicated her life to fighting for LGBTQ rights. In this article, she shares some of her experiences during her career as an activist and offers insight into the next steps in our struggles for social justice.

Out in Academia: Interview with Prof. Juana María Rodríguez

April 17, 2013 in inQueery

This is the first interview of an ongoing series that deals with the question of LGBT visibility in the university classroom; an issue that I, as an out and visibly queer graduate student, have been interested in for a long time. I wanted to find out more about how professors and graduate students present themselves to their students and why. The question I then center these interviews around is that of identity and outness in the classroom. In this fluid and informal interview—you’ll hear quite…

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