This is not a problem that will be solved by doing LGBT sensitivity trainings and hanging rainbow flags in warehouse shelters; we need to be advocates for smaller, more humane models of shelter where LGBT youth will be safer.
When we force our views upon the world, we suffocate and disregard the life-force of those who co-exist around us. None of us will get anywhere until we learn to see each other eye-to-eye, and treat each other with the love and kindness we ourselves deserve.
The stereotype that LGBT people are rich, well-funded, well-educated and selfish has been used by those opposing LGBT equality as a reason to deny LGBT people their human rights.
This is the second entry in the LGBTQ Faith Heroes series. In 2013 Methodist Pastor Frank Schaeffer w...
This week I talked with writer/producer Elliot Tiber about his third volume of memoirs entitled "After Woodstock." The book completes his trilogy following the critically acclaimed "Palm Trees on the Hudson" and his breakout bestseller "Taking Woodstock" co-written with Tom Monte and made into a feature film by director Ang Lee.
The French-speaking country on Africa's west coast has managed to avoid the bad publicity that has greeted Nigeria and Uganda's harsh treatment of their gay and lesbian citizens, perhaps because it possesses nothing coveted by the West.
You protected him growing up, and talking about PrEP helps you protect him once he's out of the nest and discovering who he is.
On November 28, 2015, my spouse and I went to see Trumbo, which is based upon the life of Dalton Trumbo and how it was impacted during one of the most shameful times in U.S. history -- the McCarthy era. The film interested me because of many comparable similarities today and because the father of close childhood friends of mine had been included on the Hollywood-blacklist.
2015 has been a whirlwind of a year for LGBT people. As the year draws to a close -- as we celebrate our successes and learn the lessons of our setbacks -- where should the LGBT movement turn its attention next?
Why suffer through a 2-hour Republican Presidential debate when instead you can suffer through a 2-minute song by The Kinsey Sicks, America's Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet?
Opposition to same-sex marriage has never been and should never be a defining mark of what it means to be Hindu.
The following article first appeared in The National Book Review Jeff Schmalz, who worked at the New York Times for more than 20 years before dying o...
The history of gays and lesbians on campuses, as either faculty or students, in the pre-McCarthy years has yet to be written. Our research is beginning to change that.
Yes, I am a very typical and plain person, and have lived a normal life for 30 years. However, because I just used that seven letter word starting with L, I no longer exist in the range of ordinary that most people have in their mind.
It is time for those who share this faulty outlook to finally acknowledge that the party of Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan has become the party of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Fox News. It is time for them to leave the GOP.
They claim to be Christians, but rather than preaching tolerance and love, they demonize other religious groups.