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35: An English Tragedy: A few Queer Monarchs

Hello Queerstians, we hope you’ve had a bloody good day. If you’re a movie buff like us then there’s a chance you’ve seen the Award-winning, new movie The “Favourite” starring Olivia Coleman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz.

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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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29: Audre Lorde

Poet, Activist, Feminist, Lesbian – In this episode we cover the powerful and unabashedly proud Audre Lorde.

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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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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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12: Wellesley Marriages and Katharine Lee Bates

In an era where the female sex was described as passionless and expected to marry and keep a home, many women revolted and banded together in Wellesley Marriages; Katharine Lee Bates included.

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5: Daughters of Bilitis

Founded in 1955, these brave women fought for liberty defying the laws and stigmas of the day

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