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Institutions dedicated to LGBT history an exciting, largely untapped resource

Sunday, October 6, 2013
APIn this July 4, 1967 file photo Kay Tobin Lahusen, right, and other demonstrators carry signs calling for protection of homosexuals from discrimination as they march in a picket line in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
The road to equality is paved with court victories and legislative gains, but also by progress in the social theatre of the culture war. This is the latest iteration of the struggle to contend with intolerance through outreach, community building, ...

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The four most important things I learned during my first year of transition

Saturday, October 5, 2013
I’ve never revealed any personal details of my life in articles that I’ve written for publication. Mainly because I didn’t feel that they were relevant to the topics at hand. However, because it's pride season here in Orlando, it seems ...

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From Alabama with love: One congressional candidate’s pledge of hate

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Dean Young
Did you know that in Mobile, Ala., there were nine Republicans running in a special election for Alabama’s 1st Congressional District. And you're probably are wondering why you should care about this if you don’t live in the State of ...

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You know, it’s not just about the pasta…

Sunday, September 29, 2013
You all know it’s not about the pasta. It’s about discrimination and intolerance and ignorance. It’s about a mindset that continues on for generations and generations – passed down through a family like Green Bay Packers or Boston Red ...

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The LGBT community desperately needs to confront anti-gay propaganda

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
SourceDemonstartors at an anti-gay protest in California.
The LGBT community has deceived itself into thinking that if we just sidestep the lies and distortions and solely focus on “telling our stories” as ordinary people seeking fairness under the American system, our problems with those who oppose our ...

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’19 Kids & Counting’ … and one major disservice to LGBT viewers

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Tonight on the TLC network, another season of 19 Kids & Counting will makes its debut. And when it does, the show will spend some of its time documenting the Duggar's eldest son, Josh, as he moves his family to ...

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Gay rights vs. religious rights: Religion News Service counters NALT Project

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Having lived through the civil rights struggle in the American South and having seen many fine, upstanding white Christians refuse to sell houses to people solely because of the color of their skin, refuse service to people in restaurants solely ...

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Christian principles not the motivator for the gutless who mask bigotry as ‘religious freedom’

Sunday, September 8, 2013
A North Carolina church promotes a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage with the message of marriage as between one man, one woman and God.
Standing up for Christian principles in general is obviously not the motivator for denying marriage equality to gays and lesbians ... taking a stance against LGBT people is. Even with the most outlandishly anti-gay interpretation of the Bible, not one ...

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An open letter: Spread love, change history

Saturday, September 7, 2013
It’s time for everyone to experience Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, for everyone to know they are beautiful just the way they are. It’s time for same-sex couples, same-sex parents, children of same-sex parents, and all LGBTQ persons ...

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N.J. Senate election: A case study in LGBT tolerance, equality, representation

Monday, September 2, 2013
Cory Booker
Newark, N.J., mayor Cory Booker has been something of a celebrity in the political arena. If you’re a New Jersey resident and you read the newspaper, you’d probably heard of him even before he announced his campaign for Senate. You’ve ...

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