You don't have to approve of the buying and selling of sex to see the wisdom in Amnesty's proposal. I'm certain that humanists, along with everyone else who considers themselves a civilized human being, would join unanimously to oppose human trafficking. However, the conflation of these evils with consensual commercial sex is wrong.
Instead of wasting time and money on rumor-mongering and passing redundant legislation, perhaps we should be looking to the root of the problem for solutions.
Even with marriage-equality argument at the Supreme Court all done, there's still lots to get excited about: chiefly, the slow, steady stream of politicians coming out to support the freedom to marry.
We've got a lot to cover this week, so we're going to try to get through everything in a rather foreshortened format. At least, that's the goal.
It was Einstein who said, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Perhaps if the Nexus summit continues year after year, in different locations across the globe, it will be able to achieve its goal.
McCain and a bipartisan group of supporters are punctuating the start of a new university-based institute committed to the leadership principles John McCain exhibited and encouraged, particularly in young people.
The Congolese people deserve a future where their basic rights are respected, including the right to know that their leaders reflect their electoral will. This right hangs in the balance.
The most recent election has shown that the Congolese people want their voices heard and that they overwhelmingly desire good governance, security, economic and social development.
The news of Elizabeth Edwards' death on Tuesday saddened me on many levels, not only the way in which her 32-year marriage to John came to an end, but...
I found myself in a Washington, D.C. hotel lobby surrounded by a group of drag queens attending a gay fundraising event. As a matter of fact, I was in drag, too! Suddenly the doors opened and John McCain was walking directly toward me.
I can't help wondering whether Cindy McCain misses her straight-talking husband as much as I do -- a McCain that is going to be relevant to our future, not one we have to be ashamed of because he "delayed" the normalization of gay rights.
I spoke to Bouska and Parshley in their studio in Los Angeles about the "NOH8" campaign. While a judge recently overturned Proposition 8, they're stilling looking to continue to spread the word.
Remember Sarah Palin's overly paid makeup artists from the presidential campaign? Well, they all secured another Emmy nomination yesterday for their work on "So You Think You Can Dance"
Speaking at a McCain campaign rally, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin issued the following warning to the most extreme elements in the Tea Party movement: "Anyone who uses threats of violence will be in my crosshairs."