One more lesson this week…

Reporting fair and balanced news is the work of villains. My newspaper seems to be bearing the brunt of the criticism for the failure of Asheville Pridefest. Read the story here: http://gaynews.outinasheville.com/2008/09/10/asheville-pridefest-in-crisis/. The comments are the worst part – people don’t care what’s true – they want the LGBTQ newspaper to make everything LGBTQ look … Continue reading

New Writer on Trailer Park Queer

Ok, so I neglected doing this, for over a week now since GQ joined the ranks here at TPQ. genderquare is a friend of mine, but also someone who looks at the world from a different perspective and still sees some of the same problems with it that I find blatantly obvious every day. Many … Continue reading

Thesis Proposal 2.0

Okay, so this went through some revisions once again, and here’s something more like what the actual topic will look like – it’ll get polished over the next week, and then I’ll get started actually framing the conversation and writing the freaking literature review, gathering the data to be analyzed, and voila, instant thesis! As … Continue reading

Another anti-HRC rant

From the HRC website: HRC envisions an America where gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of the American family at home, at work and in every community. This is the HRC mission statement. It can be found on their website in the “about us” section. RANT is … Continue reading