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Why Porn Isn’t the Only Right-Wing Addiction

We continue to see both the religious right-wing’s obsession with sex and sexuality and the fact that its addictive use of religion makes its sexual sickness a destructive force in everyone’s lives. The weekly examples of hypocrisy in these matters make any new revelations hardly

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Coming Out As, And For, Love

I was 16 when I finally came across the word that described a part of my identity. That word was in an article in Rolling Stone magazine. I stood in front of the mirror and tried the word on for size … lesbian … lezz-be-annn.

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Why Deuteronomy 23:1 Isn’t About Trans People

Deuteronomy 23:1 is one of the “verse grenades” that bigoted, intellectually lazy Christians lob at trans and gender-diverse people as part of a specious claim that this short passage “proves” that God opposes us having any surgeries. But before I get into that, I’d like