Tag Archives: homophobia

Queer Education

Last week, a high school student I know sent me a message with some questions he had about, well, being gay. The questions were good ones, and I gave a lengthy response that I thought I would duplicate here… we … Continue reading

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Coming Out

Last week, Brendan Burke — 20-year-old son of Brian Burke, the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs — told the world he’s gay. He’d come out to his family, he’d come out to the hockey team he helps manage, … Continue reading

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Our Rights

I just read a play for a workshop that dealt with LGBTQ issues, and the utter frustration of it all. The author made a note for us workshoppers that it was intended for an American audience, and noted the importance … Continue reading

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Homophobia

I don’t get it. Is that too obvious of a statement, that I don’t understand homophobia? Fine. I’ll start with something a little more specific. I don’t understand the word “homophobia.” Because of course, the suggested root meaning is irrational … Continue reading

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