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Sexual Politics's Blog – May 2017 Archive (4)

Judging people for being public about their sexuality is queerantagonistic

Postcolonial societies are a mess when it comes to healthy understandings of sexuality on their own, but add an extra layer of religiosity that is rooted in ideas of sexual chastity and you've got yourself the recipe to fuck up a young queer kid's sense of self for the rest of their life.



My mother's position in the Hare Krsna community is what might translate into a pastorate in the Christian tradition, and one of the four pillars of her denomination–and thus a…

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Added by Sexual Politics on May 23, 2017 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Keiynan Lonsdale coming out: "not apologizing for falling in love with people no matter their gender"

Keiynan Lonsdale, who plays Kid Flash (Wally West) on the CW's The Flash, just came out as pansexual in an Instagram post, with a long and moving note explaining his decision to go public:





The post reads:



"I like to change my hair, I like to take risks with how I…

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Added by Sexual Politics on May 19, 2017 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Dating "preferences" are political, this is not up for debate.

Every few weeks or so, there is a piece published in some major left-leaning publication denouncing the racism of racial dating “preferences.” The titles are always eerily similar:



‘No Blacks’ Is Not a Sexual Preference. It’s Racism.” - Daily Beast



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Added by Sexual Politics on May 9, 2017 at 3:38pm — 2 Comments

The racist & transphobic rhetoric of Gays for Trump was fostered by LGBTQ movements centering cis gay men's rights

After Caitlyn Jenner appeared on Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight on Monday, Peter Boykin, president of Gays for Trump, tweeted a very telling warning about the focus on trans rights being allowed room to grow.



"The trans rights agenda, although valid, is separate than the gay rights agenda," Boykin wrote. "We must NOT allow their agenda to hijack or slow our progress."…




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Added by Sexual Politics on May 2, 2017 at 5:31pm — No Comments


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