Category: Gay

PDF – It!

TUNE IN – PDF POETRY!  The Equalizer – First_Series Entire Issue (click to download), including work by: Emily Anderson, Stephanie Anderson, Nathan Austin, Owen Barker, Jim Behrle, Aaron Belz, Mark Bibbins, Summer Block, Amick Boone, Samantha Caan, CAConrad, Macgregor Card, Laura Carter, Adam Clay, Shanna Compton, Joshua Corey, John Cotter, Matt Cozart, Cynthia Cruz, Barbara…

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My Visceral Thought

Watch the Kathleen Hanna clip.  Read the manifesto. I can’t help it.  I keep saying I won’t write this post.  It’s not worth it, I’ll appear rude, my knowledge is limited, etc.  But I’ve decided to put it out there, after a cursory read and setting the book aside in annoyance.  The Gurlesque anthology, GURLESQUE:…

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HTMLGIANT

The “I Like Amy King A Lot” Interview FIND OUT: * You’re very involved in participating in the poetry community. What motivates you to be involved with so many projects? What do you get from all your projects? * What is your best coping mechanism for the AWP experience? Do you enjoy participating in the…

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The What Else of Queer Poetry

WHETTING EXCERPTS: …In queer poetry, desire blooms, and yes, I may just marry my dog— …Beyond that debate, we remain, in all our queerness, anomalies writing aloud the unimagined territories that language spearheads and explores.  They may fear adventure in my world, but I inhabit theirs in multiple ways—and am them. …Queer poets especially locate…

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Marriage Is a Metaphor

…an infinite series of possible encounters… The marriage equality issue isn’t ultimately about marriage, at least, not for me. Simply and quickly put, the entire debate is yet another public opportunity to voice who deserves rights, discrimination, bastardizing, and acceptance, no hate or holds barred.  Of course, technically (& on the surface of all this),…

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The Sanctity of Marriage

Ever hear of Diane Savino?  You will.  Currently our senator from Staten Island, she recently made the nation’s radar with her speech on the sanctity of marriage, well worth viewing here: “Diane Savino has dedicated her entire professional career towards improving the lives of working families. She began her career in public service as a…

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Steal This List!

CONTEMPORARY QUEER POETS Grow this list – Proliferate! Redistribute! I initially started this list as one for contemporary queer poets, but it has grown to include the living and the dead, the post-poet, the fiction and non-fiction, the bent, the bendable, and more. Thanks to all who’ve contributed so far! Please feel free to add…

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A Map Through the Mines of My Book

By Lissa Kiernan @ Arsenic Lobster [two excerpts]: The book’s 60 poems, in savant-like methodical brilliance, are arranged in alpha-order and prefaced by a quote from Virginia Woolf’s cross-dressing, sex-changing Orlando: “Everything, in fact, was something else.” This frames things perfectly, for to exist in King’s world for the duration of this book is to…

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Hope Your Road Is a Long One

I Love This Prince … Will Oldham / Bonnie “Prince” Billy sings “I Am Goodbye” ~~~~ HOPE YOUR ROAD IS A LONG ONE Hope your road is a long one. Along the way, have some nuts and berries; they’re not obsolete. In my own hand, cashews, almonds, cranberries. Don’t be irritated by the vacant woman’s…

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Saturday: Upstairs @ Erika’s

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2009 Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm Location: erika’s loft Street: williamsburg City/Town: South Brooklyn, NY           Join me for three great writers: Amy King, Ana Božičević and Jeni Olin– Ana Božičević emigrated to NYC from Croatia in 1997. Her first book, Stars of the Night Commute, will be…

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“Gay For a Day”

In spite of the dreary economy, LGBT people are being encouraged to raise awareness of their rights and impact in the country by calling in “gay” to work this week, closing down their businesses, refraining from shopping, and instead doing volunteer work. The action, dubbed “Day Without A Gay,” is set for Wednesday, December 10…

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Comedian Comes Out

At the Las Vegas rally for Proposition 8 yesterday, comedian and Adventures of New Christine ingenue Wanda Sykes told a massive crowd of onlookers that she’d gotten married on October 25…to a woman. After divorcing her husband in 1998, many had hoped Sykes would break up Larry David’s marriage and claim him for her own.…

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Weekend Hits

Maddow on “The Gay” ~~~~~~~ Rachel Maddow On Lesbian Men and Women ~~~~~~~ Current Mood Tune ~~~~~~~ Men Define Feminism for Maddow ~~~~~~~ A Little Lovely Waits While You Wait ~~~~~~~ Maddow on They Don’t Say “GAY” Debates ~~~~~~

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Gross.

BLACKS LOVE WHITES? AMERICAN CITIZENS LOVE IMMIGRANTS? WHITES LOVE PAKISTANIS? WOMEN LOVE WOMEN? BLACKS LOVE LATINAS? WHITES LOVE BLACKS? OLD LOVES YOUNG? FAMOUS LOVES UNKNOWN? MAN LOVES MAN? HAPPY LOVES DEPRESSIVE? ~~~~~ CIVIL RIGHTS DON’T BELONG TO EVERYONE! JOIN ME IN APPLAUDING PROP 8! [THIS POST IS SARCASTIC FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DON’T “GET…

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Skinny Love

HOW ABOUT A LOVELY TUNE THIS MORNING? [YOUTUBE=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHyo33XLP24] BON IVER ~~~~~~~~~~~ EXCERPT BY MIGUEL MURPHY: Prop. 8 is fanatical and filled with prejudice. Why trust gay men and women to cut your hair, write your television shows, do your banking, file your taxwork, drive your buses, serve as your councilmen, your senator woman, operate on…

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Little Noteworthies

SELF AWARENESS? I found this elephant — Hong — on G.I.’s blog, “Love Settlement“. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ They just wanted to be like everyone else, and unfortunately they were: normal guys who happened to have sex with other normal guys. For me, to be gay was an elective affinity, a chosen destiny. For most of them, it…

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O Lord.

I know it’s silly, but the AFA (the FPN’s boycott begins next week) has now begun a campaign to let Hallmark know they just don’t appreciate the card industry taking advantage of a new money-making gay marriage market. They want you to waste time posting an email to some Hallmark flunkie to tell him just…

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Civil Rights, Who Gets Them and How Often

Remember anti miscegenation? “Anti-miscegenation laws, also known as miscegenation laws, were laws that banned interracial marriage and sometimes interracial sex between whites and members of other races. In the United States, interracial marriage, cohabitation and sex have since 1863 been termed “miscegenation.” Contemporary usage of the term “miscegenation” is less frequent. In North America, laws…

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Why I’m Not Gay For Huckabee – Seeking Successful Satire

For his inaugural “Better Know A Lobbyist: Gay Agenda” segment, Stephen Colbert brought out his faux-condescending inner pundit to interview HRC (Human Rights Campaign) president Joe Solomonese. This is a two part series. In the second installment of “Better Know A Lobbyist: Gay Agenda“, Stephen Colbert once more summons his inner pundit to further probe…

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