"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 ...
Love makes the world go round. And when it comes to LGBT civil rights, love is what all the fuss is all about. Two recent books from Cleis Press (both published in 2013) brought the idea of love to the forefront of my mind, in very different ways.
If you live in New York City, chances are you're used to seeing bazaar activities on the subway. From flashers to break dancers to preachers, getti...
he culture wars might be heating up in these parts as the Oregon Family Council and allies mobilize for a ballot measure exempting Christian business owners from providing services for same-sex weddings.
My celebration looks very different and comes with a lot of questions. The bottom line though is that I'm celebrating one way or the other, and I'm lucky that I have something so amazing that I once never dreamed I would have, someone to call home, someone who's mine and vice versa.
Britain has had civil partnerships since 2005, but a clear majority felt that we needed full marriage equality. As of last Saturday, that's what we have. Our view is clear: Marriage is one of our society's most important institutions.
Leaders of various LGBT groups gave speeches, we all sang, we hugged, we held up a huge rainbow flag, we took photos and we proudly protested against hate.
Whew. My husband and I made it back from our gay cruise to Indonesia and environs without being buried alive under stones.
They were one of 33 couples -- including same-sex couples -- who said "I do" in a mass wedding at the 2014 Grammy Awards.
As a matter of public policy, there is no practical reason to ban gay marriage. When gay people get married, it helps provide stability to their homes. It harms nobody. Conversely, denying gays that right offers no tangible benefit to other people.
Everyone's story is different, and yet all stories have the same basics. You meet someone, you have feelings for someone, you make that known, it works out or not. Neither Arlene nor Clara can remember much detail, other than it was "that kiss" that first sealed it.
While Franklin Graham is deeply misinformed about countless matters, including gay adoption, he's absolutely right about his father: Like his son, Billy Graham cannot accept gays and lesbians just as they are.
When exactly did folks begin using the bible as an excuse to hate everyone who isn't white, Christian, male and straight? I mean, if I should be killed simply because I'm gay and the bible said so then surely they should meet that same fate for their actions right?!