I have made the choice to fight for my relationship with God despite the efforts of extremists who yearn to replace love with hate.
I recently interviewed noted photographer Kimberly Anderson about her new work, The Mama Dragons Story Project, a photographic and essay project about Mormon mothers who are fiercely defending their LGBT+ children.
As Laurie and I watched the trailer tears rolled down our cheeks as we were brought back to that terrible time and the decision we were faced with.
Rejection is inevitable. It's safe to say that most people aren't into rejection. Could we also assume that it is on the top ten list of many peoples fears? GOOD NEWS ALERT! Rejection doesn't have to be feared, we can transform it into opportunity.
Without a formal adoption, non-biological parents are essentially strangers to their children in the eyes of the law. Even now with marriage equality and names being added on birth certificates, non-biological parents are not granted any automatic rights should the couple split up and the biological parent decides to withhold visitation or access.
History has shown us that people will fight for love's integrity, even when it is against popular opinion, violating both state and federal laws, and possibly causing them their lives.
In Florida, the "Pastor Protection Act" (HB 43) is moving through the legislature which, as of now, ensures pastors or other religious leaders aren't forced to perform marriages that violate their religious beliefs and would help protect them from lawsuits.
Week of 2/1/16 to 2/14/16 Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them by boldly engaging the public o...
Scalia promoted anything but justice in his opposition to the Voting Rights Act and affirmative action, women's reproductive freedoms, and in particular, the rights and freedoms of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* people.
The U.S. Supreme Court made history on June 26, 2015, when it ruled in favor of marriage equality for all 50 states, overturning previous same-sex ban...
When our joy and our shock and our elation and our grief lifted, we felt for the first time the weight of our exclusion. We mourned, but with a sense of relief that the Supreme Court righted this wrong. When every state in the nation could see us for the very first time as a married couple, we saw ourselves: together, united, married for life.
I am sick and tired of having my sexuality used as a political tool to further the careers of politicians who don't really give a rat's ass about me or my issues in the first place. They are simply using our rights to gain public attention and leverage votes.
Dealing with a LGBTQIA+ identity within any of the segments of Christianity is rarely, if ever, easy. There are an ever-growing number of writers publically addressing the dissonance many feel within the church. This is a part of a series of profiles of those courageous people furthering the conversation.
Rubio, Bush, and Kasich are not as loud, insulting, belittling, or bellicose as their leading rivals, but that does not make them moderate. It just makes them unsuccessful in the modern Republican Party.
One of the best shows in the town of Washington, D.C. is not on television. It is an oral argument in before the United States Supreme Court. The nine justices are appointed by the President and confirmed after they assure the U.S. Senate they will be dispassionate "umpires.
Last Monday's Sightings surveyed recent on-line religion stories and found only one about Southern Baptists. This was strange or exceptional or meant some overlooking of items on our part.