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Nationalizing Death Threat Culture

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On December 18, 2022
I’ve had my share of not particularly serious death threats and an endless amount of other hate mail when attacked by the fascists. A lot of fun…..But you know, all this hate mail is almost never from Rhode Island. It’s idiots from South Carolina, Nebraska, Louisiana, wherever. So you don’t take a lot of this […]
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LatinX

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On August 12, 2020
I’ve never been comfortable with the “LatinX” term. I recognize that Spanish is a gendered language. And I recognize that this complicates things for transgender people. But a bunch of Americans sticking an “x” at the end of Spanish words is basically language colonialism. Terminology based on identity is constantly shifting of course (BIPOC being […]
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Republican States Rights Doctrine

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On February 23, 2017
Spicer really laid out Republican states rights doctrine today in about 3 seconds. First, he was asked about transgender people and bathrooms. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that the White House had rescinded guidance to public schools on transgender students’ access to facilities that match their gender identity because it ought to […]
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Fearmongering

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On May 1, 2016
The anti-gay, anti-transgender fearmongering never ends. It might retreat as civil rights and social acceptance is slowly achieved, but there’s always another scare campaign about scary queer people. Such fear mongering against gays and transgender people is a time-tested strategy, despite plenty of evidence that there is nothing to fear but fear itself. In the […]
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