Marriage today is thrust down people's throats as something that needs to last forever and a day, but both religious forces and the state have historic investments in that fantasy.
Gay performers have been celebrated forever in New Orleans black culture. Their inclusion was not a stretch, but a shout-out.
Oppression operates like a wheel with many spokes. If we work to dismantle only a few specific spokes, the wheel will continue to roll over people.
History is written by the victors, and the victors were largely not transgender or homosexual/bisexual persons.
The hard reality is that an Obama appointee would mean the end of the conservative majority on the Supreme Court.
You might feel like you're in uncharted territory, without a map. But you're not.
Was Abraham Lincoln gay? More and more historians are saying it's likely.
Homophobia has never stopped us from publicly revealing our affection for one another.
The majority of the Founding Fathers held a secularist and globalist view, but in some cases - like George Washington's - this included a strongly gay-friendly attitude.
We've raised hell and influenced the scope of national and state policies and politics. And we deserve better.