I ran for a legislative seat here in Oregon and lost. But during the endorsement process I gained an interesting insight into politics: In the eyes of most LGBT groups, regardless of whether you're an avid supporter of LGBT rights, an "R" by your name is a scarlet letter.
There simply isn't any way to explain how, in 2014, the Texas Republican Party legitimately believed its hot-off-the-presses policy platform should include "reparative therapy" for gays.
Hillary Clinton supports the freedom to marry. And while she has not always supported it, that puts her in no different category than President Obama or any number of other high-profile Americans who have come to understand marriage as a fundamental right. It also puts her in the same category as me.
Although he's a white gay man, Cadwell is clear that struggling with being "different" isn't unique to gay men or other sexual minorities.
It seems especially appropriate to single out Gov. Deval Patrick who is now in his final year in office and who was so essential in our efforts to defend the freedom to marry in the Bay State.
In this interview, Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee talks with me about how straight people can be allies for LGBT rights. She also explains how her diverse heritage led her to become a strong supporter of the LGBT community.
This week I talked with Melissa Etheridge, Grammy- and Oscar-winning recording artist, about making her symphony orchestra debut performing two concerts with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on June 12 and 13.
So Green told a story, and it garnered various responses from the Christian world. It made us think, and maybe that's what stories should do. Maybe it's better than pretending to have all the answers about sexuality and eternity.
Recently, the Maine Ethics Commission voted unanimously to fine the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) a record $50,250.
Planning to be in Atlanta next Monday night? If so, you can stop by the W Hotel Midtown to participate in a toast for a worthy cause. Freedom to Ma...
Over the weekend, The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) held their annual School's Out event in the Hamptons. Celebrating its 15th year, School's Out m...
I'm not arguing for divorce. I'm no more pro-divorce than I am pro-illiteracy. But we've become a nation of divorce dissenters. What if we didn't look at divorce as a failure or a train wreck?
Why does GOP enthusiasm for the tea party senator translate into another Clinton in the Oval Office?
Some of you believe that the traditional consensus of the church regarding homosexuality is essentially correct. We must fight to defend it, come what may. Others are not so sure. This appeal is for the "not so sure."
Your zip code should not determine whether or not your family will have the means to survive after the death of a spouse -- and it shouldn't prevent your family from getting the benefits you have earned. There is no excuse for the federal government to continue withholding any federal benefits from legally married same-sex couples.