The remarks about Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Law made by Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana at a recent conference on human rights organized by the Vatican are a welcome intervention in a debate that has become dangerously overheated.
For a 20-something girl who just fed her baby brother cocaine out of negligence and got arrested, turning tricks seems like the bottom of the barrel. For an underage boy who shouldn't even be in a night club to begin with, stripping and hooking and pimping seem like great, lucrative career options.
See if you agree with me that the photos in the slideshow below plainly show that the San Diego Police Department discriminated against Will Walters, ...
It's interesting how some cases that national LGBT groups warned against not only were net positives but spurred still other cases that the groups warned about but which also advanced progress. And, in the end, the cautious national groups came aboard.
Although a work of fiction, Doctor Anonymous was inspired by a watershed moment in LGBT history when Doctor John E. Fryer, wearing a mask and using a voice-distorting microphone, declared himself a homosexual
If accepted by the Supreme Court, the arguments Hobby Lobby is advancing may pose a serious threat to anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people.
"Obviously I never met your mother, but I am the mother of four -- all in their early 20s. In some ways all mothers are the same. If our kids grow up to be kind and happy people who are comfortable in their own skin, that's the ultimate gift."
"We resent you. You astonish us." I understand those two sentences, but will others that come after me? It made me wonder if the newer generation of gay men remembered our recent history and sacrifices that helped them get to where they are today.
The most important question raised by the case, however, may be one the lawyers overlook: Can business owners use religion as an excuse to discriminate against LGBT people? If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby, the answer may well be "yes."
Yes, Mitch, we're better off. The state presented a pathetically juvenile and bigoted case and thanks to the judge's thoughtful and rigorous decision, anti-equality prejudice, bigotry and shoddy research were exposed.
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.
While many people will be celebrating the death of Phelps, whose name is synonymous with irrational hate and vitriol, I think that today the world lost someone who did a whole lot more for the LGBT community that we realize or understand.
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.
When Guinness became the third major beer brand to pull their sponsorship of the 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City it took me a bit by su...
In October of 2012, I wrote about the personal inspiration behind my award-winning short film The Naturalist (which you can read here). In my post, ...