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Lgbt Rights Activists

Why This Gay Rights Activist Is Fearing For His Safety -- And His Life

AP | PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices

BOSTON (AP) — Fearing prison or even death, an openly gay activist from Uganda is seeking asylum in the United States since his home country toughen...

Getting Back In The Activism Game

Corey Scholibo | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Corey Scholibo

I stopped being an LGBT activist not because my beliefs changed, but for the same reason that someone who's worked at an ice cream parlor for years eventually can't stomach another scoop. So it was with some surprise that I found myself on the board of the Don Thompson Film Festival.

Being Thankful And Honoring Those Who Made Today Possible

Amelia | Posted 01.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Amelia

Hundreds and thousands of people have fought for equal rights, and I am thankful to them all. Their hard work, sacrifice and struggle brought us here, to a place where my little boy can know who he is and tell me without shame -- and be unaware that shame could even be a factor.

A 'Bitter' Old Activist Looks Back

Rev. Mel White | Posted 08.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Mel White

I admit it. There are times when I am bitter and other times when I am almost overcome by joy. Tomorrow will I wake up singing something cheery from a Broadway musical or find myself still waving my fist at the "holy terrorists" on the Christian right? I have no idea.