Who cares if Burger King wraps its Whopper in the rainbow if the company is hurting the American economy, American taxpayers and American workers, including LGBT workers?
Despite good grades, accomplishments, pleasant manners and common sense, many of our sons are seen as aggressive or prone to violence. When they transgress, as kids will always do, they are judged on a double standard.
Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn is running in a competitive race for an open seat against Republican David Perdue. There is little doubt where Mr. Purdue stands on LGBT issues (strongly opposed), but there is a lot of doubt about where Ms. Nunn stands. And what to do about that is an issue Georgia's LGBT community is wrestling with today.
Nicky was in the middle of a math worksheet when he noticed the ring on my left ring finger. He looked at my ring and looked up at me and asked if I was married. I was engaged at the time and explained that to him, saying that I would be married soon. He squinted his eyes and said, "So you have a girlfriend." I froze. Was I about to come out to a 7-year-old?
I ask you to instruct the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to tell Catholic institutions not to fire any more LGBTQ Catholics. I ask you to speak out against laws that criminalize and oppress LGBTQ people around the globe. These actions would bring true life to your statement "Whom am I to judge?"
Supporters of LGBTI rights should not overlook the democracies that continue to exclude some of their citizens from the equal protection of the law.
The best example you can set for your students is to be a great leader. Use inclusive language, make the classroom a place for safe dialog by allowing students to have conversations that presents questions, but is without judgment.
The idea is that using healthy, sexual images in HIV messaging will dilute the fear of contracting the virus and further increase the risk of infection for my peers and the younger gay men on the up and up. On its face, this argument makes sense. But make no mistake: It is completely and fundamentally flawed.
I know that I am inviting controversy by claiming that some straight men seek sex with men, especially because I have found that "father hunger" can be a contributing factor. However, there is a world of difference between what I am claiming and what the reparative therapists claim.
It's hard enough carving out a space for ourselves in a world that constantly marginalizes us and our very existence. And having strange men assume that we want to hear what they think of us when there are very few things we want less in the world just adds to the burden.
We were so heartened to hear that the National AIDS Memorial Grove had renamed their college-scholarship program the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship. It is dedicated to continuing Pedro's legacy by supporting the academic efforts of emerging young leaders who share Pedro's passionate commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Two of the most famous neighborhood blocks in the world are currently undergoing major public works surgery. Among these simultaneous projects is the installation of the Rainbow Honor Walk, commemorating the lives of LGBT heroes.
Outed by a French magazine in 1989 at age 55, Chamberlain spent another decade-plus side-stepping the subject. However, he admitted a pivotal point in accepting himself as a gay man came while writing his best-selling 2003 memoir.
George Takei learned from his father that one could best get what one desired by expressing what they want rather than complaining about the way things are. From Takekuma Norman Takei, George also learned the usefulness of optimism in the face of confrontation.
Collins stated he thought about coming out during the lockout in 2011 when he had time on his hands and after seeing an "It Gets Better Video" his trainer did.
I was tempted to call Hannah Thomas an emerging singer/songwriter, and then I heard her sing.
His insouciant and poignant travelogue, States of Desire, is a description of gay life in all the major cities of the United States in the late 1970's before the onslaught of the AIDS epidemic.
Michelle, I am appealing to you as one mother to another, but there is a difference: my child is transgender.