She wouldn't hold hands with me, my newlywed wife, unless we hid our interlaced fingers under an airline blanket.
Proponents of the ban are likely to trot out the same discredited arguments that have failed in other cases; those claims range from "preserving tradition" to "protecting children," and lately courts haven't found them very persuasive.
In his rush to the barricades, Sullivan both misses the point and harms our cause.
While I have no doubt that gay marriage will legitimize homosexuality in wider society and make things slightly less hopeless for people living in the closet, there is undoubtedly still a long way to go.
America's Judiciary is not always the most timely. It took years of civil rights violations before we finally gave people of color rights. Sadly, we...
Hook doesn't have to worry ever again; his future success is almost assured. He has a loyal fan base which is growing, not shrinking.
"I really wanted to contribute to the message and success of the 'It Gets Better' campaign, but couldn't find the words. I'm not a writer. I'm a musician. So it dawned on me in that moment... Music is a language at which I'm adept -- my chosen language of love and protest."
According to Sullivan, the gay mafia has struck again, destroying a man and bringing him down because he would not conform to its thinking.
I didn't have to think about how I'd describe a party, an outing, a dinner. I didn't have to censor my stories.
In the 70s my mom went from being an immigrant housewife stay-at-home mom to a bra-burning consciousness-raising feminist to a card-carrying same-sex ...
They got married six days before she died. After 34 years together. At what she certainly must have known was the end of her life, Barbara finally did what so many of us take for granted: she married the love of her life.
It is 2014. We have Twitter, Google Glass, Nutella, freedom of speech and the list could go on and on. The thing is there is something big on that list that we are missing, that's marriage equality.
When we draw lines in the sand to separate us from other believers and from the poor we purport to serve, we are like two people on the side of a swimming pool fighting over doctrine while a child goes under for the third time.
The evidence for the existence of anything like modern day monogamous gay unions in that time is sketchy at best. I love my Bible as much as any evangelical and I think there's a great case to be made that the Bible is simply silent regarding same-sex covenantal unions.
As we look back, we'll be able to say that we had a part to play in this history. We'll be able to say that it started here, in the Heartland -- it started here in Iowa.
This week I talked with Fred Harmon, Chief Marketing Officer of the new Tropicana Las Vegas, about Xposed!, the LGBT "beach" party that's happening at...