Tag Archives: heteronormativity

The Snap Seen ‘Round The World

600K views for this moment of Jeopardy fierceness. Since the clip has gone viral, contestant Louis Virtel has written a piece for Hit Fix. An excerpt: In the history of “Jeopardy!”, I can think of only one contestant who explicitly mentioned his gayness on air, and that was season 28 premiere contestant Glenn Edwards. He discussed singing with the New ...

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Watching The Defectives

Gentle readers, I’m rerunning my annual Pride rant for the ninth year. I wrote this post in 2005 a couple of days after attending Pride here in NYC. In the following years I’ve reposted it in advance of the day in the hope of encouraging you to attend. This year it appears a week early because of a widely circulated ...

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HomoQuotable – David Halperin

“What makes gay people different from others is not just that we are discriminated against, mistreated, regarded as sick or perverted. That alone is not what shapes gay culture. (That indeed could end.) It’s that we live in a world in which heterosexuality is the norm. Heterosexual culture remains our first culture, and in order to survive and to flourish ...

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Cornell Students Stage Valentine’s Kiss-In

The University of Colorado wasn’t the only place to stage a Valentine’s kiss-in for homo visibility today. Love — or, at least, lust — was in the air on Ho Plaza at 12:15 p.m. A group of roughly 20 students lined up to hold a colorful banner that read “QUEER KISSIN’ … in progress” and then proceeded have a queer ...

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