Tag: Hardy Haberman

Not in my America!

  The Republicans just spent a week trying to build a winning hand, but proved that the only card they have left to play is Trump-ed up fear   I admit it. I watched the Republican National Convention. It left me very...

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Step right up!

GOP presidential race NOT the greatest show on earth, but certainly has its share of clowns I have...

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With Halloween just a week away ….

(And the Cedar Springs Halloween Block Party happening tomorrow night — Saturday, Oct. 25), I thought it was appropriate to share this video here on Instant Tea. Thanks, Hardy Haberman, for sharing it with...

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Agree with the pope? Nope!

Pontiff once again speaks out against LGBT equality, saying same-sex marriage is a threat to ‘the future of humanity’ Hardy Haberman Flagging Left When you hear someone with as powerful a voice as the pope say something is a...

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Enduring enigma

Alan Turing’s pioneering work made modern technology possible. But because he was gay, he remains, technically, a criminal Last week my partner and I gave each other early Christmas gifts: We exchanged iPads. As we got home with...

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Ken Mehlman inspiring? Not to me

Hardy Haberman Flagging Left Why honor a man who spent years not just hiding in the closet, but working with those who oppressed his LGBT brothers and sisters? In a move that has stunned a lot of folks, Out Magazine has named...

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Pink Noise: The Dallas Voice Radio Show

[podcast]http://www.dallasvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PinkNoise09.02.11.mp3[/podcast]   So here it is, our first episode of Pink Noise on Rational Radio. Still a few kinks to work out — and speaking of kinks, local...

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The ‘fundamental’ issues at hand

When those on the religious right attack, their hatred is born of fear and frustration. But we have to remember not to react in kind HARDY HABERMAN  |  Flagging Left This weekend I watched some clips of right-wing evangelicals...

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As a birthday nears, everything old is new again

Looking back on the battles we’ve fought, and forward to the battles yet to come, as another year is marked off the calendar HARDY HABERMAN  |  Flagging Left Last week I stumbled across a picture of myself from the 1980s. Now...

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What does NY victory really mean for gay Texans?

3 Republican senators deserve credit for courage, but 3 senators does not a sea change make HARDY HABERMAN | Flagging Left Like a lot of Dallasites, I watched the vote in the New York Senate online Friday night, June 24. My...

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Dealing with the ‘A’-word

We appreciate allies, but we also want to preserve LGBT-only space HARDY HABERMAN  |  Flagging Left As most of my friends and readers know, I am an active member of the leather community. What you might not know is that there is...

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Hitting a tipping point

Phoenix Suns President and CEO Rick Welts (Michael Chow, The Arizona/Associated Press) Sports figures’ decisions to come out can push LGBT community one step closer to equality HARDY HABERMAN  |  Flagging Left In his book The...

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Not just a ‘third-world’ problem

News of yet another ‘corrective rape’ in South Africa makes headlines, but a quick bit of research shows the U.S. faces similar problems HARDY HABERMAN  |  Flagging Left I grew up in a different age. It was the 1950s and...

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Sacrificial goats must keep fighting

The right wing scapegoats LGBTs, sacrificing our rights on their altar of power. The goats have to keep fighting back if we want equality HARDY HABERMAN  |  Flagging Left Land of the free and home of the brave? Maybe not. Just...

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