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Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All

Jody Huckaby | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jody Huckaby

For too many of our children, attending school can be a frightening experience. As parents, families, friends, and allies we need to do something to make schools safer for ALL students.

PFLAG Holds Israeli Pinkwashing Event (Updated)

Katherine Franke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katherine Franke

PFLAG, Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a national organization that "promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual a...

For The Love Of God: LGBTQ Allies In Faith

Nancy Cronk | Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion
Nancy Cronk

Being a compassionate human being is not the same as endorsing, condoning, or encouraging one sexual orientation over another. It is about compassion and justice.

Out In The Silence is a Powerful Documentary

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Out in the Silence chronicles the journey of Joe Wilson to his boyhood home of Oil City, a small town in western Pennsylvania, after declaring his wedding to Dean Hamer in his hometown paper.

DC Mayor Adrian Fenty is M.I.A. for LGBT community

Lane Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lane Hudson

Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has made it clear that he has no pride in D.C.'s LGBT community. When he was elected, many believed that he was the...

Sigourney Weaver And Cast Of Prayers For Bobby Offer Hope To LGBT Youth

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

Service comes in many forms. In my article last week I discussed how positive images in television are serving LGBT youth. As Pride month comes to c...

A Mother, Her Son and a Test of America's New Foreign Policy

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Because until the search for Aeryn is taken seriously, we cannot truly say that LGBT equality - and respect for the dignity of LGBT people - is a pillar of U.S. foreign policy.

Change, Coming from the Heartland

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

We may be able to build the foundations today that will spell victory for our families tomorrow, when we once again face ballot box battles like Prop 8 in California.

Ryan's Hope

Steve Ralls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Ralls

When families reject their lesbian, gay and bisexual children, it has a dramatic impact on the long-term health and well-being of those young people.

Welcoming An Education Secretary Who Champions Safe Schools

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

After eight years of policy that has left too many children -- especially LGBT children -- behind, a Duncan era could signal the first real opportunity for concerned parents to have a seat at the table.

Parents Take on a Proposition in the Golden State

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

As California voters get ready to weigh in, on November 4, on Proposition 8, some unlikely heroes are rising up in the Golden State and speaking out ...

Gold, Light, 'Crisis,' and Compassion

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Ralls

Openly gay furniture designer Mitchell Gold is most well-known for lush and plush home decor, but what some in the LGBT community may not be as aware ...

What Governor Palin Needs to Know About 'Love'

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Palin needs to know the truth about Love Won Out, and America's parents and families need to know what Governor Palin thinks about harmful, anti-gay conferences.

Straight But Not Narrow in the House

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Try as they might, opponents of open service, led by Elaine Donnelly, were unable to crack the Members' belief that the time for change has long since passed.

A Military Mom "Tells" Her Story

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" has cast a shadow over the careers, lives and families of the service members I have come to know and respect, many of whom are LGBT.

A Turning Point for Troops & Their Families

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Our country's ban on gay troops is counter-productive and foolish. It has ruined careers, ruined lives and put an unacceptable burden on the men and women who wear our country's uniform.

Putting Faith in All Families

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

For the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, the mere words 'faith-based' can often cause alarm . . . especially coming from the federal ...