For me to fit on this scale, you’d need to replace Freddie Mercury with David Bowie (and for some reason Annie Lennox is there, too, but she’s got Bladerunner makeup on).
Okay, so let’s talk about the term “queer.” How do you feel about its use as a self-identifier, as the “Q” in LGBTQ? I’ve noticed that it’s gendered: many of my female friends identify as queer, whether or not they seem to date other women. Yet guys like myself who are generally straight but occasionally […]
This comment on a recent photo essay in LAist about the No on 8 protest sums up exactly what’s going on in my mind. What Ross hinted at is that yes, goddam it, where was this mass energy when we needed it? We’ve been living in a conservative, er, cesspool for years, yet for some reason, most […]