I embrace a title such as this because "Hell Yeah! I am a gay filmmaker who is going to tell my stories about my life." Our community has been denied this freedom for far, far too long.
This hilarious animated music video delivers a brilliant history lesson about our LGBT community's long struggle for equality including Stonewall, gay marriage and more.
In 2008, we marched for marriage equality. Now, here I was five years later, putting my finger on the moment Prop 8 ended, and dancing to ding-dong-DOMA's-dead.
Claim the truth that it is better to "get it right" with God (based on your heartfelt knowledge of what God wants for you), and to "get it wrong" with others, than it is to "get it right" with others and not be able to stand before God with dignity
Montgomery County began issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples last month when a lesbian couple contacted the County through their lawyer and said they would like to get married.
All my life, I have been raised by lesbians who have been together for 32 years and I assumed most people accepted it. It was not until I got older that I witnessed the kinds of discrimination that gay Americans are subjected to.
In this song, he stands up for his family and what he believes in, putting himself out there to receive public criticism. Controversy and insightful lyrics have definitely made "Same Love" a hit.
Fifty years ago, a broad coalition of people from across the United States were preparing to march on our nation's capital for jobs and freedom. The march would both make history and hurry history for the millions hungry for jobs, equality and freedom.
Which of these things were said by President Richard Nixon on a secret recording sometime four decades ago? And which were said by a current, rising San Antonio city councilwoman on a secret recording just a few months ago? The fact that it's hard to tell tells you all you need to know.
Many progressives outside the South appear to feel as though our region is a lost cause, too politically regressive for any real progress to be made on LGBT equality. Consequently, we are often passed over for movement building or sustaining funding.
There's a lot be be angry about across the world. But there's also a lot to be angry about right here. A lot. And we can't keep acting like sectarian violence isn't happening in the streets of America.
The fury that Bay Windows editor Sue O'Connell's piece "Sharing our experience: White gay men and black men have more in common than they think" ignited raised this query: Can white LGBTQs suggest or give advice to communities of color from their own experiences of discrimination?
The urge to pathologize Anthony Weiner's proclivities stems from the same animus that underlies homophobia: the prejudice that atypical or unabashed sexual behavior must surely be immoral or unhealthy. Has the gay rights movement taught us nothing?
The popular assumption is that one either inherits a religious institution or else joins because one is familiar with and agrees with its religious ideologies. Not necessarily
What makes the U.S./Russian relationship more complicated is not the lack of chemistry between Obama and Putin, but the lack of any real financial or economic links between the two countries.
I must disagree with the venerable Greg Louganis. The U.S. Olympic Committee should expeditiously threaten to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics and encourage other countries to join in. Then the IOC will be forced to take up Canada's offer to have the Games moved to Vancouver.