A gay male friend of mine told me a couple of months ago that I was a real femme. I was shocked. I told my straight friends and they thought it was hilarious.
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Yesterday, my dad added me on Google +. I found this upsetting in two different ways. First, I was unduly impressed that, at 72, he was aware that Facebook is passé. Second, I needed to immediately re-examine what there was in my profile and what on earth I’d +1′d recently.
For a growing number of people, “queer” is the way they express their identity. It’s an umbrella term which can be used to cover a whole host of sexualities and gender expressions.
It would be nearly impossible for a person following gay issues to have not read something about the plight of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga in Malawi. The two have been convicted of the crime of gross indecency and unnatural acts and sentenced to the maximum sentence of 14 years hard labour. “I sentence you to 14 [...]