Recently, Oprah Winfrey sat down with Joel Osteen, the pastor of the largest church in America. When Oprah asked Pastor Osteen if he thought gay people would enter heaven, he answered, "Yes, if they repent for their sins."
I'm pretty sure Rick Santorum lied to my face on Friday. I started to ask Santorum about his quotation comparing loving homosexual relationships with bestiality. He broke in: "Read the quote." He hadn't compared the two, he claimed.
Recently, in Vice Magazine, beloved writer, photographer, and filmmaker Bruce LaBruce wondered aloud that "gay culture is dead" (no, not "wondered if"... go read the title). And by the time I had finished reading, I was fuming.
It is an interesting exercise to look at how genetic contributions of homosexuality may have been preserved and passed down by our ancestors. Dr. Richard Dawkins' take on the evolution of the "gay gene" is fascinating, elegant, and quite clever.
Is there really a "bi mindset"? For decades, I preached the Gospel of Bi -- that people who have attractions to more than one gender are, or can be (or, in any case, should be), catalysts for world peace.
If all of us protested each theological disagreement we have, there would be hundreds of protests every day. This is not the way to handle disagreements, as it will lead to chaos and societal disturbance.