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Who Told You That You Are Naked?

Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran
Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran

Catchy title right?  So it seems Kelvin Cochran, Atlanta GA’s Fire Chief thinks so too.  But not so for Mayor Kasim Reed, who has suspended the chief for 30 days without pay, after city officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexuality as a “perversion.”

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SOLO OR NOT, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Ben & Company-Illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Source paintings via Wikimedia Commons.
Ben & Company-Illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Source paintings via Wikimedia Commons.

Yes, Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at QueerLandia, and it’s easy to say, but not necessarily for the many, who may be single, and not welcomed by family, and if you are invited to the annual feast, the reception may be close to chilling…

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National Same-sex marriage by the numbers

Photo by AFP Getty Images
Photo by AFP Getty Images

Many of us know, that either this term or next, the U.S. Supreme Court will most likely take on the case of same-sex marriage, and hopefully rule to strike down any bans, and making it the law of the land.  And if it sounds, that I’m approaching this cautiously, I’m really not.  I just want to point out one thing I discovered today.     Continue reading

13 YEAR OLD COMES OUT | BEST RESPONSE EVER!

text-broRecently, as I was surfin the net the other day, I stumbled across a short but sweet little posting that reminded me, not only of my coming out, but the countless number of other gay peoples stories, good or bad, of what it was like, what happened, and what it’s like now.  Now, this 13 year old’s story is just starting, but with the support he has, I bet his coming out is going to be a wee bit easier.    Continue reading

Coming Out Muslim

While not every coming out story has a happy ending, its good to dwell on those that do.  Many of us who must come out to religiously heavy families may find it harder than others.

Comedian, Sabrina Jalees, grew up in a Swiss Pakistani household and found herself faced with this very problem.  She mentions that when she was growing up, she found the idea of two woman being together to be strange.     Continue reading

MONTANA; ANOTHER NOTCH FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Montana: Great place for a rainbow.
Montana: Great place for a rainbow.

Yesterday, in Montana, U.S. District Judge Brian Morris struck down the state’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to a man and a women violates the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause, making it the 34th state in our favor for marriage equality.

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BIGOTED PASTORS REACH OUT, BUT NOT LIKE YOU WOULD THINK

Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters
Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters

Or is it something we would expect, and I’m surprised it has not happened before now.  Some prominent pastors are refusing to sign even opposite sex couples’ marriage licenses, because the gays have trashed the institution of (civil) marriage.  They simply cannot be associated with any such thing in any way, shape, or form.  So there!

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