We want to organize a community of support for queer registrants, families, friends and allies in order to lessen the trauma of life on the registry, decrease isolation and better the lives of everyone affected.
The decision to empathize with a person who has caused harm is a deeply personal one. We are asking you, however, to think about what happened to Ryan Loskarn, think about the laws, and think about the way society and the media contributes to hatred and hysteria.
Since today is national "getting freaky" day, you're probably looking to do some serious boot-knocking. Luckily we've put together this handy guide to the weirdest sex laws in America so you can focus on bumping uglies without worrying about breaking the law.
Virginia is for prudes, according to the state's blue laws. The starkly explicit sodomy law that helped undo gubernatorial would-be Ken Cuccinelli has been struck down.
Oh, right, you thought we covered this in the section on fornication. But in addition to prohibiting any unmarried person
The same methods historically used by the government to imprison and pathologize homosexuality and gender variation are being used today to justify the extreme marginalization, lifetime institutionalization, and oppression of people who have violated sex laws.
I would be glad if, after reading my book, people paused before they condemned others for their sexual behavior. Of course, violence and abuse of power are always wrong, but we must realize that we all have inherited attitudes and morals that are, at bottom, arbitrary.