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Entries by Michelangelo Signorile from 06/2012

Do All Evangelical Leaders Believe Gays Should Be Put to Death?

| Posted 06.01.2012 | Gay Voices

It may be true that the "death to gays" pastors and their followers represent a tiny portion of evangelicals. But a much larger group of white evangelicals is not speaking out against the people making claims in the name of their religious faith.

What Are Gay Marriage Opponents Thinking? A Discussion With Maggie Gallagher

| Posted 06.07.2012 | Gay Voices

With federal court after federal court ruling the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional in recent days, and with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this week reaffirming its ruling that Prop 8 is unconstitutional, do gay marriage foes see the walls closing in on them?

Netroots Nation, Progressive Blogger Convention, Features Transgender Equality Panel

Posted 06.11.2012 | Gay Voices

Netroots Nation, the annual convention of progressive bloggers and activists that took place over the weekend in Providence, Rhode Island, for the fir...

The John Travolta Saga: A Relic From the Past or an Enduring Reality?

| Posted 06.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Whether the latest allegations about John Travolta are true or not -- that he sexually harassed several men and had a secret relationship with his male private pilot for six years -- it's all pretty sad, the jokes and the snickering notwithstanding.

Vatican Values: Homosexuality 'Disordered,' Lying Totally Fine

| Posted 06.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Gays are the scapegoat, blamed for the child-abuse scandal, despite the fact that the vast majority of pedophiles are heterosexual, and despite the fact that the church leadership shuffled around the criminal priests without bringing them to justice.

Thank You, Madonna, for Still Being Madonna

| Posted 06.22.2012 | Gay Voices

Madonna is doing what she's always done, pushing buttons about how women are supposed to behave. Now it's simply about how 50-something-year-old women are to behave. And yes, she has great breasts, on a par with those of many 30-year-olds, so why shouldn't she flaunt them?

Why Would Mary Cheney and GOProud Support Mitt Romney? They Believe He's a Liar

| Posted 06.26.2012 | Gay Voices

To actually endorse a candidate who calls for stripping you of rights seems totally crazy and pathological -- unless perhaps you don't believe the candidate will ever do such a thing. And that is actually what gay Republicans who are voting for Romney will tell you privately.

Meghan McCain Talks GOProud, Obama's Stance On Gay Marriage While Promoting New Book

Posted 06.28.2012 | Gay Voices

Meghan McCain, columnist and daughter of GOP Senator John McCain, lashed out at the conservative Republican gay group GOProud, which recently endorsed...