Sally Kern, I repent for the amount of dislike I had in my heart towards you, because I realized you don't know God. Because, if you do know God like I do then you must realize the hate that has spewed from you is a turnoff for those who desire to be Christ-like.
The Mormon church punked the national press yesterday by calling a press conference purportedly about their support of some basic rights for LGBTQ people. The press conference was, in fact, mostly about defending Mormons' right to discriminate.
LGBT people are a part of the fabric of America; we're cops, bus drivers, doctors, neighbors and friends. And all of us, no matter who we are, should be able to live without the fear of being treated unfairly as we go about our daily lives providing for ourselves and our families.
Our love is not bad. Our love is not destroying the world. The most significant threat to the family is failure to recognize all families. If the Pope truly wants to reach out to the marginalized, he should truly open his arms to everyone.
When one is told gay sex is a sin their whole life, how does one overcome the feeling that they may be doing something wrong? Although I may not have the answers, I'm confident the LGBT community does.
Femi Redwood of Milton, Delaware, grew up in an environment that was accepting of both her sexuality and her race, despite the fact that she was one of the few minorities in town. This only made her more observant later in life as she encountered less-accepting people and communities.
I titled Sinister Wisdom 95 "Reconciliations." Many of the pieces in this issue of the journal address the different types of reconciliations in our lives.
Few issues have been more divisive within the church of the 20th and 21st century than the "full acceptance of LGBT Christians in the Church."
I'm not saying my religious beliefs are the way for everyone to live or believe. But neither are yours. In fact, they are not truly universal religious beliefs but your personal beliefs. And that's OK. But you don't get to impose those on everyone else to prevent them from living, working, and loving with the same freedom that you are afforded by virtue of who you are.
To CBS Films: We are the gays and lesbians and we have supported you by seeing the film, talking about it, and sharing the message with out friends. Now it's time for you to act like the miners at the end of the film. Because of our solidarity, show some solidarity towards us: Fix the cover.
At 50, I was finally able to admit to myself that I was a lesbian. I have been married for over 25 years and have a daughter, 15. My marriage has been a martyrdom, as I have no desire.
This week I talked with playwright/actress Terry Baum about her solo play Hick: A Love Story: The Romance of Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt, which is based on 2,336 letters that Mrs. Roosevelt wrote to Ms. Hickok over 30 years.
Coming from a Middle Eastern Orthodox heritage, and insulated from lesbian and gay communities, it takes a rebellion to change age-old customs. Rabbi Wolpe took the chance. He risked losing up to half of his Persian congregants. The financial loss would have been substantial, and the split painful.
Let us not forget that transgender is an umbrella that encompasses all persons whose authentic identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional notions of male or female genders and assigned gender at birth. Male and female are increasingly being presented as two distinct states, with nothing between.
Commencing in the first few minutes with tender lovemaking, the film quickly changes focus and concentrates on Isa's fruitless phone calls to various sperm banks everywhere from Munich to Hamburg.
According to government figures, men who have had sex with other men represent about 2 percent of the U.S. population, yet account for at least 62 percent of all new HIV infections in the U.S.