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Queerying Japan’s LGBTQ Rights Movement

On March 31, the Shibuya ward in Tokyo became the first district in Japan to recognize same-sex marriage. The Shibuya district will now issue certificates to same-sex couples labeling their unions “equivalent to marriage.” The law is directed at ...

Queerying Japan’s LGBTQ Rights Movement

On March 31, the Shibuya ward in Tokyo became the first district in Japan to recognize same-sex marriage. The Shibuya district will now issue certificates to same-sex couples labeling their unions “equivalent to marriage.” The law is directed at ...

Tough Love: Boycott Indiana

“Two steps forward, one step back.” So goes the old adage of social progress, and so goes American LGBTQ rights. While the past few years have seen legal and cultural improvements for marriage equality, the past few weeks have seen Indiana’s SB...

Tough Love: Boycott Indiana

“Two steps forward, one step back.” So goes the old adage of social progress, and so goes American LGBTQ rights. While the past few years have seen legal and cultural improvements for marriage equality, the past few weeks have seen Indiana’s SB...

Florida’s Bathroom Problem

Need to use a public restroom? If you live in Florida, that might soon be a criminal act, depending on who you are. On February 4th, Florida Representative Frank Artiles introduced HB583 in the state legislature, a bill that, if passed, would attempt...

Florida’s Bathroom Problem

Need to use a public restroom? If you live in Florida, that might soon be a criminal act, depending on who you are. On February 4th, Florida Representative Frank Artiles introduced HB583 in the state legislature, a bill that, if passed, would attempt...

LGBTQ Rights After Marriage?

The New York Marriage Equality Act of 2011 promised that same-sex marriages and opposite-sex marriages would be treated the same in all respects of the law, allowing people like Jann Paczkowski to finally marry their partners. Most narratives surroun...

LGBTQ Rights After Marriage?

The New York Marriage Equality Act of 2011 promised that same-sex marriages and opposite-sex marriages would be treated the same in all respects of the law, allowing people like Jann Paczkowski to finally marry their partners. Most narratives surroun...

Why Did SCOTUS Pass on Same-Sex Marriage?

“I’m not ready to surrender to a few folks in black robes,” said Idaho Governor Butch Otter (R) during a gubernatorial debate. “I’m not ready to surrender the will of the people in the state of Idaho, as they expressed in 2006 in an ove...

Why Did SCOTUS Pass on Same-Sex Marriage?

“I’m not ready to surrender to a few folks in black robes,” said Idaho Governor Butch Otter (R) during a gubernatorial debate. “I’m not ready to surrender the will of the people in the state of Idaho, as they expressed in 2006 in an ove...

I Am Here for Me, Too

This is a guest column written by Kevin Carty. Originally posted on Feminists-at-Large on 28 August, 2013.  For anyone who’s spent at least a minimal amount of time within the pages, blogs, feeds, and conversations of modern feminism, it should be...

I Am Here for Me, Too

This is a guest column written by Kevin Carty. Originally posted on Feminists-at-Large on 28 August, 2013.  For anyone who’s spent at least a minimal amount of time within the pages, blogs, feeds, and conversations of modern feminism, it should be...