Republicans all patted themselves on the back this week for fixing their party's problems. No, really! It's been one year since their "autopsy" or "post-mortem" of the 2012 elections and the party's completely "fixed."
For some, the Church is the final bastion in the culture war to preserve the notion held by some of "traditional family." For others, marriage is merely a civil contract, in which organized religion should have no part.
Did you know that the United States, which was founded on the principle of religious freedom, has now become a bastion of religious persecution? It's true -- at least according to couple of cases the Supreme Court will address next week.
After the Supreme Court's June 2013 decision to strike down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the floodgates opened for federal rights and benefits to flow to legally married gay and lesbian couples. As we deal with our income taxes this year, Whether to Wed is a must-read.
I remember a time when the first thing anyone in the LGBT community did in the morning was read the obituaries to find out who we had lost the day before. Today, we go straight to the Styles Section to see who got hitched.
It takes a certain amount of audacious irresponsibility to be a racist. You're swimming against the cultural current. I long for a world in which being homophobic makes as little sense as being racist. That's the kind of world I want to live in, the kind of world I want to raise my kids in.
Recently, our leaders in Augusta -- good, honest Mainers -- did the right thing. They voted "No" and defeated LD 1428, a bill that purported to provide additional religious freedom protections in Maine.
America's extreme right has long been known for its gratuitous flag waving -- but who ever thought the flag would be Russian? As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds, it is becoming crystal clear that leading social conservatives and their advocacy groups are grappling with a patriot problem.
I'm proud that Hawaii now stands with 16 other states and the District of Columbia in recognizing marriage equality and that a fast-growing number of additional states are preparing to join the ranks.
I need to find similar families, make new connections and start tackling the hard question that will be coming from a very young, inquisitive boy. In essence, "come out" again -- this time, for my son.
Emanuel Swedenborg, the Swedish mystic who claimed that he was guided by God to visit the realms of the afterlife in spirit form, posited the premise that there's a cosmic sex in the afterlife, but only among married (heterosexual) couples.
I had the opportunity to speak with Neal about his new book, which is published by Bold Strokes Books and will be release on April 15th.
I'm not a big believer in protesting establishments who refuse gays' rights to services based on religious beliefs. I think they have a right to their beliefs. I'm not God and they can do as they choose. But this is much deeper than wedding cake.
It's been a tense week around the globe. See how well you've been following events by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz.
The Seattle Archdiocese has a constitutional right to impose Catholic teachings in church-run schools. I disagree with those teachings, but I also respect and cherish the First Amendment.