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33: Harvey Milk Part One: The Confident Drifter

Maybe you think you know the story of infamous gay politician Harvey Milk. Maybe you’ve seen the 2009 Sean Penn film and are all caught up on the subject.

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31: Happy Holigays! A history of the Gay Men’s Chorus

Don’t let this evening be a Silent Night. Instead, tune into our latest episode on A History of the Gay Men’s Chorus. After all, would it be The Most Wonderful Time of the Year without the serenading of queer voices?

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So You’re Being Discriminated Against At Work

I’ve been in retail for almost 10 years now and spent the majority of my time in management. I’ve worked in several different companies in at least 3 different states. And I say all that to say that I’ve had quite a bit of training in Human Resources and workplace discrimination policies. I guess I’ve always take my experience for granted and assumed that others would be as knowledgeable of their resources as I am. However, I often find that is not the case. So here’s a few basic tips on what to do if you think you’re being discriminated against in the workplace.

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27: Military Discrimination of Queer Veterans (Part 2)

In this episode, we continue our discussion of queer veterans and some of the discrimination they faced during more recent wars.

Homo So Alono

No I’m not going to apologize for that title. I know Paul will message me and tell me that Homo So Alono isn’t going to show up well in our SEO scores. But I don’t care. I am creative goddamn it!! But what the hell does it mean? I started to title this post “So You’re Alone for the Holigays”. But then the other title just came to me. And if someone doesn’t turn that title into a song then I don’t know what I’ll do. Perhaps I’ll be forced to take matters into my own hands and create one myself. Stay tuned for more news on that.

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26: Military Discrimination of Queer Veterans Part 1

Perhaps one of the most courageous things an individual can do is serve a country that treats them like a second-class citizen.

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22: Matthew Shepard Part 2: The Aftermath

We conclude the heartbreaking story of Matthew Shepard by discussing his the effect his legacy had on the queer community.

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21: Matthew Shepard Part 1

On October 6, 1998, America’s views on the queer community, and specifically hate crimes towards LGBTQ people, would change dramatically. All because of Matthew Shepard.

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15: Were David and Jonathan Gay?

Buckle up Queestians, because we’re headed to Sunday School. In this episode, we explore the biblical story of the great King David and Jonathan answer your biggest question, were David and Jonathan gay?

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Setting Boundaries With Un-Supportive Family

When I set a boundary now, I wait until I am in a healthy space.

So I want to start off first by saying that I’m not a therapist. I’m not licensed as a counselor and I’ve never practiced in a professional setting. What I have to pass on comes from either my own experience, advice that I’ve passed on to others, or advice that’s been passed on to me. That being said, let’s talk about coming out to a hesitant or un-supportive family. This is a topic I’ve had plenty of personal experience with as I’ve had the opportunity to come out twice in my life. Much to my parent’s chagrin!

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