Love and solidarity, fearlessness and tenacity.

2017-08-13

Stand in Solidarity with Charlottesville – Find an Event This weekend, hate groups and domestic terrorists of all stripes went to Charlottesville, VA to push their hateful message of white supremacy, fascism, anti-Semitism, and bigotry. When they got there they waged violence on unarmed anti-racists, killing one and injuring many others. We mourn for the life that was lost, and we will honor all those under attack by congregating against…

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Gut PUNCH

2017-07-27

If you are ‘a’ Gay, Lesbian or Caitlyn Jenner Republican, a hearty FCUK YOU!   Trump Bans Transgender Military Service by a-san2 I always looked at Log Cabin Republicans as the snakes in queer clothing they always were. Why the fuck is it taking so goddamn  long to impeach this delusional, Fanta soda colored Orange hair Orangutan/Human Hybrid motherfucker?! It’s NOT like there isn’t a shitload of evidence that can…

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“Seducing her? It’s very easy.”

2017-07-15

On its surface, Atomic Blonde looks like a film with kick-ass action choreography. The movie follows the Monomyth screenplay structure of the Hero’s journey, that we are used to seeing in most Hollywood productions where every story has a beginning, a middle and an end: In the beginning you setup your hero (or heroine) and her story, then you throw something at her that is a great source of conflict…

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Serbia’s lesbian premier set to shake up macho Balkan politics

2017-06-18

Serbia to have first gay prime minister as Ana Brnabic is chosen Ana Brnabic, who has been nominated as Serbia’s new prime minister. She would be the first woman to run Serbia and the region’s first openly gay leader. Photograph: Koca Sulejmanovic/EPA The macho world of Balkan politics looks set to be shaken up by Ana Brnabic, an openly gay woman who has been nominated as Serbia’s new prime minister….

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Mariela Castro promotes pro-LGBT ‘legislative package’ in Cuba

2017-03-31

Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro and niece of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, takes part in a march to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Havana on May 14, 2016. (Washington Blade photo by Michael K. Lavers) The daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro on Wednesday said there is a “legislative package” that would extend rights to LGBT Cubans.Diario de Cuba, an independent website…

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Thug jailed after attacking lesbian couple; punching one of them unconscious in train attack

2017-02-15

  A homophobic thug has been jailed for over two years after he urinated on, and then punched, a lesbian couple in a drunken attack at a train station in Manchester. Jamie Shaw has been jailed for 28 months after the incident at Piccadilly Station in Manchester on 30 January last year, when he attacked the pair, who were making their way home after a night out. The couple, both…

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Time For A Protest–NO NAZIS IN MY BACK YARD!!

2017-02-10

“Alt-right” a.k.a ‘ALL-Wrong’ Neo Nazi Richard Spencer recently opened an office of his white supremacist think tank the National Policy Institute in Alexandria, VA. We will rally together to show these nazis that they are NOT welcome in our community, that their perverted, violent racist ideology has no place in our society and that they should prepare to meet coordinated, powerful resistance should they try to operate in Washington, DC….

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Protesters rally worldwide in solidarity with Washington march

2017-01-22

Donald Trump hammered home in his inaugural address outside the Capitol building Friday the promise he had sewn onto so many red ballcaps: that he would Make America Great Again. In the same spot the following day, Women’s March on Washington protesters with far less nostalgia for America’s past – women who lived through the Civil Rights movement, who came of age in an era when abortion was criminalized, who…

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It’s The Weekend

2017-01-20

It’s Friday and NO I am not watching the Inauguration but I might watch the 6:00 news to see what happened.  Since America has never had a leader that is also a snack food (Cheetos) this will be interesting.  Cheetos aren’t very articulate you know. Just heard a news announcement about police using pepper spray near a dinner that Trump is attending at Union Station.  And so ot begins…. Since…

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Equality House Vandalized

2016-11-28

Before painting the Equality House, Davis and I thought it would only be three weeks before the house was burnt down. ‘We even set forth escape plans.’ But something beautiful happened over the course of the last three years…. Nothing.With roughly 150 visitors a day, the Equality House had never been attacked.Then, in late 2016:- Our Little Free Library was covered in feces.- The KKK knocked on our door and…

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I’m A Jewish Queer Woman And I Already See The Impact Of Bannon’s Hate

2016-11-17

From Feromoon News:   Spray painted graffiti in Denver, Colorado. I’m A Jewish Queer Woman And I Already See The Impact Of Bannon’s HatePosted in News Denver Police are looking for two suspects who went on a vandalism spree overnight spray painting racial slurs, hateful speech and swastikas on cars and homes.On Sunday, President-elect Donald Trump named Breitbart News Network executive chairman Steve Bannon as his chief strategist and senior…

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By Any Means Necessay

2016-11-10

It Happened to Al Gore In 2000, when he won the popular vote and not the presidency.  Now it’s happened to Hillary.  THIS is the rigging Trump talks about and we MUST put an end to it NOW. Will it make a difference? NO, b ut neither did our votes swo it can’e hurt.  We need to create a new 3rd party to defeat this week and ineffective democrats as…

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Something I Heard….

2016-11-09

For several years I haven’t heard the  word: “Minority” bandied about as much as I have during this election deason. As a woman of colour, I became comfortable in not referring to myself or to any other person of color as a minority Oddly, through over the past several onth the word: :Minority” had been more visible and audible in the news. Whereas reporters would once refer the \African American…

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Australia national marriage vote blocked

2016-10-15

COME On Australia get your collective act together! The Labor party will block legislation to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality. (File photo by Michael Key). Editor’s note: This article originally ran on the website of the Star Observer, a Sydney-based LGBT newspaper. The Australian same-sex marriage debate. Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has confirmed the Labor party will block legislation to hold a plebiscite on marriage equality. The decision…

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2016-07-12

Baton Rouge, America’s Tiananmen Square Tank Man (also known as the Unknown Protester or Unknown Rebel) is the nickname of an unidentified man who stood in front of a column of tanks on June 4, 1989, the morning after the Chinese military had suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 by force. As the lead tank maneuvered to pass by the man, he repeatedly shifted his position in order to…

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Alton Sterling: How It Began…NSFW

2016-07-11

I hadn’t written about Alton Sterli9ng shooting even though it precipitated the Phildro Castile’s shooting. The circumstances surrounding the shooting of Sterling was questionable. I had heard reports that Sterling was in possession of a firearm while he was on parole for possessing an unlicensed firearm. Photo by By Maina Kiai – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mainakiai/28506889722/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50782477 I don’t immediately defend individuals, even when they have tragic interactions with the…

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Worthiness

2016-07-07

White Lives Also Matter Demonstrations over Dylan Noble’s death – friends of the unarmed teen shot by police say they only want justice Dylan Noble was killed by police during a traffic stop. I haven’t written a post in quite a while. Frankly I am disillusioned with the LGBT online community and its rampamt case of Cognitive Dissonance, for example: Those damn recaps, or an Interview with Tegan and Sara,…

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Cognitive Measures

2016-06-23

The blog: tek-girl.com doesn’t make money, it has no donors or even anyone intelligent enough to click on a banner ad. What this blog does have however,  is a contributor who is sick to no end of the persistent ongoing cognitive dissonance in the online lesbian community. The Pulse nightclub shooting was more than anything that we can label it as: More than a terrorist attack (Don’t all shooting incidents…

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Remembering The Women and Men Who Were Killed In Orlando

2016-06-15

Originally Posted on Autostraddle June 14, 2016 at 10:35am UTC We mourn the loss of 49 LGBTQ people and allies — almost entirely people of color— with our whole hearts. We already know that at least one of the men killed on Sunday was a friend of an Autostraddle team member, and it’s likely that many of you out there have connections to these beautiful souls yourself. The Orlando Sentinel…

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