Homosexuality: It’s an Orientation, Not an Action

When the story of Patrick Henry College Chancellor Michael Farris' threatened lawsuit was picked up by various news outlets and blogs in the past week, we at QueerPHC braced ourselves for the inevitable response from the Patrick Henry College community... Continue Reading →


Bishop Gene Robinson Reaches Out to Closeted PHC Students

Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, of the Diocese of New Hampshire, recently visited the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., where he spoke with former congressman Pat Murphy about Robinson's new book, God Believes in Love. Robinson spoke with Queer... Continue Reading →

Patrick Henry College Herald Tackles Homosexuality

The Patrick Henry College Herald, a student-run publication, recently published this article on out friends and family members of current students [PDF], which also features the story of a current student who describes her former relationship with a woman. It's worth... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 25 Holly Near

Day twenty-five of LGBT History Month features Holly Near, a singer and activist for social change. From her bio at the LGBT History Month website: “I do not separate my music from my heart, nor do I separate my ideas from my... Continue Reading →

Our Criticism of Your Bigotry Does Not Count as Oppression

Tell me if you've heard this one before. A straight person or a white person or an able-bodied person or a cisgender person or a man says that gay people or people of color or disabled people or trans* people... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 12 Marlene Dietrich

Day twelve of LGBT History Month features Marlene Dietrich, a beautiful and highly paid actress. From her bio at the LGBT History Month website: “Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.” Marlene Dietrich was a movie star and cabaret singer... Continue Reading →

Why is Your Sexual Orientation Such a Big Deal?

I was having a drink with a good friend of mine, when she asked me why gay, lesbian, and bisexual people* made "such a big deal" of their sexual orientation. I asked her to clarify what she meant, and she... Continue Reading →

Here and Queer

You guys, I fail at writing Fabulous Friday posts on time. I'm skipping it this week, but I promise it'll be back next week. I love Out Magazine's interview with Ezra Miller, in which he identifies himself as queer. “I’m... Continue Reading →

Not Just Homosexual, But Homoromantic Too!

I was reading some of the blog posts over on Waking Up Now the other day, and came across this gem: "I'm Not Just Homosexual -- I'm Homoromantic," which is basically just the post with the title, one little line, and... Continue Reading →

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