What's got me so despondent (and dramatic)? A couple of recent blog posts that appeared on HuffPost Gay Voices, lamenting, worrying about or lashing out at queers (like me) who don't want to live a heteronormative life.
What the judges do not realize is that you cannot turn the clock back to 2008 any more than you can squeeze toothpaste back into the tube. This is a different India now.
Would-be donors should consider whether "doing the most good" might mean supporting one of the many other effective and reputable charities that provide for the needy without engaging in anti-gay beliefs, policies, or political activities.
In India, the largest democracy in the world, gay sex is illegal again -- "again" because the law from 1860 British India that made "sex against the order of nature" illegal was struck down by the Delhi High Court in 2009. Yesterday the Supreme Court upheld the law.
Coming out appears to be particularly difficult for many Japanese LGBT people because of the importance of social conformity in Japan. Many college students told us that they had known perhaps only one openly LGBT person in their entire lives.
What does it mean then to prevail with God and be "blessed" by God? Though the root word of "bless" is "kneel," surely the human Jacob has not actually dominated or overpowered the Almighty Creator to become his conquest.
Different versions of this bill have been introduced to Congress since 1994. In other words, for more than my entire lifetime, America's lawmakers have struggled time and time again over the passage of an anti-discrimination bill.
In the wake of Human Rights Day and Nelson Mandela's state funeral, it is more clear than ever that we are all called to be our higher selves. We are called to believe and act like our lives make a difference.
We see how an examination of the arts, and one artist in particular, has lessons for every kind of life. Stephen Sondheim, and other artists like him, do not merely entertain; they are teachers.
And what's the common core of sports? Right, be a team. Work together to get the results that you and your team wants. In order to do that, people need to regard others feelings, and put opinions off to the side. We have a game to win here people!
When Nelson Mandela first read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the justness of his cause and the iniquity of apartheid were confirmed. As he retells in his autobiography The Long Walk to Freedom, he took great comfort from that declaration...
It was one of the truest statements I had uttered in 22 years of marriage. I don't want to be gay. I don't want to tear my family apart. I don't want to go to hell. But at the end of all those "don't wants" was a big Want. I want to love and be loved, body and soul.
The vacation sex equation is simple: sense of freedom exciting environment exotic locals sun/sea feeling relaxed mysterious new partner/uninhibited familiar partner the privacy of hotel rooms alcohol = great travel sex!
Some lesbians are really annoyed to have to field these types of questions, but I feel that having an open mind and an open ear helps to make people outside of the gay community understand us better.
Dan is a gay man from Michigan who called my radio program on Oct. 23. He sounded frantic. He'd received one of the infamous cancellation letters from his insurance company, he said.
My husband Dirk and I have just one rule in our relationship: "Never bring home anything you don't want to share." It works on all sorts of levels.
It started to dawn on me that what might have caused the problem was the self-contained world that the women inhabit; how the girls reference each other for an understanding of their bodies and their sexuality.
By refusing marriage to same-sex couples, social conservatives are undermining traditional marriage more than lesbian brides and gay grooms ever could.
When ABC's hit show Ugly Betty wasn't renewed after four critically acclaimed seasons, actor Michael Urie, known to millions of fans as Marc St. James, returned to his roots in the theater. Today the 33-year-old graduate of Juilliard is starring in Buyer & Cellar, one of the most celebrated off-Broadway shows this year.