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Entries by Waymon Hudson from 08/2010

Karate Kick the Sissy Out of Your Son: Gay Panic as Advertising

| Posted 08.13.2010 | Media

In what has to be the most offensive ad campaign I've seen in a long time, Key Biscayne's Academy Of Martial Arts RDCA in Florida has decided the best way to sell their karate classes is to use gay panic.

The Everyday "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

| Posted 08.13.2010 | Politics

So what is this "everyday" policy, you may ask? It's how so many of us live our lives. We don't let our friends or families know about the discrimination or legal barriers we face just for being who we are.

Karate/Sissy Ad Update: A Teachable Moment in Stereotypes, Gender Roles, & Shaming

| Posted 08.17.2010 | Media

Recent ads seem to use gay panic and gender shaming to say that the best way to "man up" your obviously queer kid is to take karate classes to "straighten them out."