As the name implies, ENDA is supposed to end discrimination against LGBTQ employees, but it doesn't. In fact, ENDA does just the opposite: It sanctions discrimination based on religion.
You're going to be my child and I'm going to love you forever. Everything I am working for in my life right now is so you could be proud of me.
The sexuality of the participants in any wedding should not be of any concern to anyone other than the two people getting married. As far as I am concerned two people that WANT to get married, should be able to get married.
There's a lot of insight in a little Twitter bio. Celebrity blogger and TV personality Perez Hilton's reads first and foremost, 'a proud dad.' It's a shock to many, yet Perez says, 'What surprised me the most about being a dad was how much it surprised other people.'
This week I talked with singer/songwriter Jen Foster about the "SHE4ME" marriage-equality PSA that is airing on Logo TV. The 30-second spot features clips from "SHE4ME," the superb, award-winning marriage-equality music video set to a remix of Foster's iconic lesbian anthem "She."
Gays were vilified for supposedly having destroyed Eich's career -- when no LGBT groups or gay pundits actually called for him to resign -- while most people, including some of those who defended Eich, seem fine with Donald Sterling's demise and the sanctions by the NBA.
As LGBTQ people, improving our quality of life is our central social change concern but only when our life is not in daily risk. When we are not sure we will have a life tomorrow to defend the quality of, we focus on what is hurting us most deeply every day.
Mississippi, a state that tends to be at the bottom of every index of states -- where bottom is not good -- has passed a misnamed Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Like most government legislation, the name has nothing to do with its actual intent.
At a UN press launch in Mumbai today, the United Nations Human Rights Office unveiled its latest weapon in the fight against homophobia: a Bollywood-style pop video called "The Welcome," which tells the story of a young man who brings his boyfriend home to meet his family for the first time.
Rabbi Yanklowitz states that we should "do what is right not what is popular." So is the rabbi the civil rights freedom fighter of the 1950's or is he the one in agreement with the movement in the 1970's?
Religious or not, one can't help but be drawn to how the Pope has humanized his role as the leader of the Catholic Church, one of the most powerful organizations in the world.
When I was 18 I asked my mother to put me away in a mental hospital. I told her to do this so that thoughts of homosexuality and suicide would not cross my mind. This had to be done, for I was in unbearable pain. But my mother did not do what I had asked.
In retrospect, had John Paul II chosen to do what his immediate successor did -- retire at an appropriate time -- he would have stepped down around 1995. Our assessment would be different. But we must assess his legacy in its totality.
Um, hi. Excuse me, Gay Community? It's us, the Trans Community. Have you got a few minutes? We really need to talk.
Forget the fact that the story is fiction and set approximately a hundred thousand years into the future, the problem is gay couples not being held accountable for their lifestyle, and that is clearly unacceptable to some people.
Jesus died to be inclusive. So why is the church so bent on being exclusive?