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Mainstream LGBT rights groups have abandoned Bradley Manning

Sunday, August 4, 2013
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One of the interesting factors is that two of the largest and most well funded LGBT rights groups in the U.S. have stayed quiet about Bradley Manning, his reprehensible treatment in custody and his trial. Why has Manning, whose revelations ...

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Russia: This Berlin Wall of bigotry shall crumble too

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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If Russia is eventually freed from Vladimir Putin’s tyranny, it will partially be a result of LGBT people fighting this rogue nation’s state-sponsored terror apparatus. Worldwide efforts are now underway to pressure this petro police state into abolishing its recently ...

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How do we stop a modern-day Adolf Hitler?

Sunday, July 28, 2013
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We’ve all heard the quotes, right? There are reports of Russia beating up LGBT people — bad — and enacting percussion around them, stripping them of rights and sending them to detention camps. Now the Olympic Games are scheduled to ...

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Should states’ rights decide gay rights? Or any rights?

Sunday, July 21, 2013
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The citizens of each state want what they want. The people with the money have the power, and they want to mold their cities and towns to their own little standards, with their own little rules, their own little prejudices, ...

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For Carlos Vigil, whose fate could have been my own… Rest in peace, my friend

Thursday, July 18, 2013
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Initially I could not understand why Carlos Vigil's story had elicited such a strong emotional response from me. Perhaps it was our shared interest in government and public policy? Maybe it was the clear articulation of his frame of mind ...

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New studies: It’s not about gay parents, it’s whether a family is happy

Monday, July 15, 2013
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My family, more by happenstance than by design, falls into the characteristics described in studies for healthy families. My sons were planned for years before they arrived. They have never been cared for by a parent who was disgruntled about ...

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Gay country singer’s video portrays gay men as sad, predatory drunks

Monday, July 8, 2013
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Gay men drink too much, feel sorry for themselves, and come on to straight dudes when their girlfriends aren’t around: that’s the message from the music video of newly-minted gay country singer Steve Grand. And gay media is too busy ...

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Hello, Mr. President? The ‘ex-gays’ called, they would like their pride back…

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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Bear with me while I ask this question: If you are ex-gay, are you not straight? And if you’re straight, do you not have every right and privilege given to every straight person in America? I only ask because ...

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An open letter to all my friends who did not live to see this day…

Sunday, June 30, 2013
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This is an open letter that will never see the inside of a mailbox. It is a letter from my heart, being sent to hearts that no longer beat. They are now in the space of the spirit, but I ...

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DOMA is dead – but the haters live on

Saturday, June 29, 2013
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I don’t believe I understood how much I was holding inside of me, until I no longer had to hold on to it any longer. When Pete Williams of MSNBC announced that DOMA, the federal Defense of Marriage Act, was ...

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