The term “queer” is a multi-faceted and complex word that has a rich history and many different meanings. Originally, the word “queer” was used as a derogatory term to refer to LGBTQ+ individuals, and was often used to mock or belittle them. However, over time, the word has been reclaimed by the LGBTQ+ community and has been used as a …Read More »
Tag Archives: Queer
Lesbian and Gay Friendly Health Insurance Agent
The way to find a lesbian gay friendly health insurance agent is pretty simple–just ask. Once you have a list of possible insurance agents, start calling and finding out which one’s are lesbian and gay friendly. It’s a lot easier to do this over the phone, and it also saves a lot of time. You can also ask around among …Read More »
Style Tips for Queer Women
Coming out as queer and finally embracing your own sexuality and identity means new opportunities to express yourself in all the choices you make. After all, much like people choose t-shirt slogans depending on their own mindset and they invest in specific brands that, let’s say, share their sustainability values, your finally liberated queer self can enjoy some good old …Read More »
They Called Me Queer
A new volume of South African queer stories. All too often the lives of queer people, and particularly of those who are also black, are erased from mainstream society. They Called Me Queer is a collection of essays written by South African Queer People of Colour who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA+). Across the …Read More »
Green Tea For Weight Loss: Fact Or Fiction?
Weight loss, and green tea’s popularity has been hype with regard to the few recent reports on green tea. There is a ongoing debate among the experts of the various green tea varieties or tea types for weight loss. The latest reports suggest that there could be benefits from most green tea types and that any single type of tea …Read More »
Best LGBTQ+ Films on Netflix
In case of a tie, Tomatometer scores for all films were averaged. Also, Indigenous films and Hispanic films were omitted from the analysis. Tomatometer scores for LGBTQ+ films on Netflix released on or after January 1st, 2017 are listed last. Netflix’s ranking of LGBTQ+ films and rankings for LGBTQ+ films released elsewhere are reported here. Best LGBTQ+ Films Kate Plays …Read More »
LGBTQ Meaning, What does LGBTQ Stand for?
We use many abbreviations in our lives, one of these abbreviations is LGBTQ. So what do LGBTQ and sub expansions mean? LGBTQ stand for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer. A lesbian is a woman who feels physical and / or emotional attraction to another woman. Lesbian means gay woman. Women who feel attracted to both men and women are …Read More »
A Queer Arab Identity?
In this presentation, I discuss the notion of Queer Arab, and examine the ideological gesture it performs. What does Queer Arab achieve as identity formation? Whom does it refer to, if it is anything but self-referential? My initial project was to discuss Queer Arab and the possibility of militantism in the Middle East, rather than mobilize my theoretical apparatus, constantly …Read More »
Call to Rectorate of Hacettepe University
Call for morality to Rectorate of Hacettepe University for their unlawful behavior! The call for action which addresses Hacettepe University Rectorate’s oppression and censorship towards queer research and LGBTI+ students is published. The call for action which we also signed is as follows… We are in solidarity with our fellow students against systematic oppression and censorship policy of Hacettepe University …Read More »
Queer Gay Sports Eye for the Hopeless Homo
As I was watching “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” the Bravo reality series where five fabulous gay guys transform a straight, uncultured slob, I was struck by a moment where I identified more with the hetero than the homo. It was a scene where Carson, the fashion maven, was going through the closet of Slob ‘O The Week, and …Read More »