By Ash Marie Havlin (They, Them, Theirs), Portland, Maine In recent weeks, the lives of transgender people have been put on the stage of national debate. The Trump administration has been pushing forward several initiatives to take protections away from gender variant people, ultimately with the intention of legislating our identities out of existence. These attempted measures are more than simply offensive, but have real … Continue reading Letter: Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Here are 3 things cisgender allies can do to help trans community.
Photo credit: Wheel Maker Studios Just as technology and social media have provided platforms to bring about change, so too has it been a tool for white supremacists and Neo-Nazis to find like-minded people, communicate, and organize. For instance, Christopher Cantwell, one of the lead organizers for the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally, organized the event by creating a Facebook event. They have used other … Continue reading Neo-Nazi video game lets white supremacists kill LGBTQ and Obama to ‘save’ Trump
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5i28a-9d549e This week, join Kelsea and Dan as they discuss their favorite Maine urban legends in honor of this scary month. Along the way, they chat about neverending pasta bowls and trans rights. Make sure you check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Support the show on Patreon, too! Continue reading 208: Neverending Pasta & Maine Urban Legends
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-d4f5i-9b84df This week, join Kelsea and Dan as they discuss Halloween costumes; their favorites of all time, sexy versions of strange things, and how not to be an asshole with your costume. Then, we discuss the concept of Bowsette and exactly what her gender may be. Turns out, she’s exactly Kelsea’s type. Continue reading 206: A Topical Topic and A Butch Bowsette
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-y7pmq-9b3885 Better late than never! Join Kelsea and Dan this week as they discuss some direct to TV Disney movies that were pretty progressive for their time, and then listen in as Kelsea goes on a rant about the state of politics in our country. *Please note this was recorded before the Kavanaugh hearings. Continue reading 205: Direct to TV Disney Movies & Kelsea Rants
According to reports by several LGBTQ international human rights watchdogs, gay men are now being imprisoned and tortured in concentration camps mirroring those used by Hitler during World War II. Gay men held in these camps are subjected to electric shocks and beaten to death, which are some of the methods used in extreme conversion therapy cases all over the world. Thus far, 100 gay … Continue reading Russian State Chechnya Is Now Operating Concentration-Style Conversion Camps For Gay Men
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ra4xw-9a5fc2 This week, join Kelsea and Dan as they discuss the revelation that Bert and Ernie are gay, along with other queer representation in pop culture. They also chat about their weekends, including what it’s like to go home to a small Maine town, announce a big Bro of the Week, and what we’d do if we didn’t have to work. Continue reading 204: Bert and Ernie are WHAT?!?