We were good, dutiful visitors -- except when there were too many of us in his hospital room and the mood could become joyful, almost raucous. Zero to 60 in 10 seconds flat. AIDS soon put an end to that. The mood got somber again and then he was gone.
The statement, titled "Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Dissent," desperately tries to revive the lie that Eich was targeted and toppled by LGBT activists -- a victim of "left-liberal" "intolerance," as Andrew Sullivan so ridiculously claimed.
Some people, and organizations, simply can't help themselves.
While the "I had a great time" message was a lovely gesture, if "Let's go out again" wasn't implied or directly stated, what was the point? Not responding to my response wouldn't leave me thinking you were a particularly good guy.
People shouldn't only wait on Congress to help America's gay employees. Real change from any power stature requires uncomfortable conversations and the audacity to unabashedly accept others for who they are.
It is meant to provide a forum for these men to speak their truth without interruption -- and perhaps help us see them as men stumbling through life as we all are, trying to make the best decisions they can with the information they have.
When my team set out to find the bitchiest app profiles, we noticed a pattern: The successfully bitchy profiles were either arrogant or condescending. If you want to make our list next year, here's a step-by-step guide to turning out a bitchy profile worthy of admiration.
After I saw you post a parody video (later retracted) in which a trans woman is murdered as a consequence for voicing her objections to offensive language used on RuPaul's Drag Race, I can no longer publish my writing on your page. This letter is my last blog post on Gay Voices.
Sometimes, I wake up in a cold sweat thinking about a lost moment of activism, of resistance, of assertion of lesbians' words in Ann Arbor. I think of the ways I have failed lesbians and lesbian culture.
I have a dream that one day we will live in a more enlightened nation, in which all will be respectfully treated -- even those who "make us" feel discomfort.I have a dream that one day we will live in a world, in which all will be offered acceptance -- even those whom we do not understand.
Rainbow Christ, You embody all the colors of the world that You created. Rainbows bridge Your different realms: East and west, heaven and earth, queer and non-queer. So inspire us to celebrate each color of Your rainbow together.
This week I talked with actor/producers Kit Williamson and John Halbach about the second season of their Web series EastSiders, which experienced a whirlwind year that included making its cable broadcast debut as a feature film on Logo TV.
Hopefully today's name change, while so meaningful to me personally, can also raise awareness of the fact that we trans* people exist everywhere in America today, and that we must jump through hurdles every day just for being who we are.
These companies are doing it by participating in a new program called the Workplace Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among businesses to activate as many employees as possible in creating LGBT-inclusive workplace culture.
The anniversaries marked on April 23 -- the 30th anniversary of the scientific discovery that unlocked the door to developing treatment for HIV, and the 20th anniversary of the passing of a key figure in gay America's heroic efforts will forever stand out in the history of the HIV pandemic.
Somehow folks have turned human sexuality into the litmus test for faithful Christianity. Speaking as a pastor, Ken Wilson reminds us that our church conversations involve not abstract principles, but people.
My boyfriend's gift to me today was a few hours where I thought about nothing but the smell of the plants as they released the stored up warmth of the day in Griffith Park.