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Gay Feminists

Dear Beautiful Mother Of A Gay Man In Your Twilight Years

Bino A. Realuyo | Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Bino A. Realuyo

When you watched how different your children were from others, you kept a nonjudgmental, open mind. In the absence of role models, you managed to let me be gay without knowing what that might mean, going against a homophobic stream so ingrained in the Filipino machista system.

The Rise Of The Gay Feminist

Tyler Curry | Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

The gay community is not immune to the idea that femininity is second-class. We still trot out our brawniest and brusquest as our spokesmen. It astounds me that gay culture continues to perpetuate the values that have kept women and gay men oppressed.

How Feminism Made Me A Better Gay Man

Zach Stafford | Posted 06.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

Many bigots see you as being like a woman or wanting to be a woman, which gay men will internalize and see as negative. Feminism looks at that thought and says, "What is wrong with being a woman?" I needed to hear that message at 18, and I still need to hear it now.