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Let the Money Laundering Begin

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Mormon Church has been destroying lives, intimidating people and demonizing an entire class to solidify their base and raise millions and millions of dollars.

Gay Iowans: We Never Were Ironic

Johnathan Wilber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Johnathan Wilber

It's certainly a funny day to be a gay Iowan. When you leave the Midwest, you'd better be prepared to renounce your allegiance to your home state.

What Would Harvey Milk Say About President Clinton's Speech at the Manchester Hyatt?

Cleve Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cleve Jones

By violating the Manchester Hyatt Boycott, President Clinton will be doing more than just dishonoring the hard work of labor unions and gay activists, he will be casting aside the groundwork we are laying for a national coalition for equal rights.

Mormon Church Under Investigation For Prop 8: May Have Violated Full-Disclosure Law

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Mormon church has revealed in a campaign filing that the church spent nearly $190,000 to help pass Proposition 8, the November ballot measure that...

Prop 8 Donors: Find Out Who Backed California's Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Here is the complete list of "Yes On Prop 8" donors. SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A federal judge has denied a request to keep the names of donors...

2008: What Will We Tell The Children?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Pull up a chair and settle in while I spin a yarn about 2008. The story actually begins 20 years into the future (visualize a clock advancing rapidly...

My Congratulation Letter To Those Against Gay Marriage

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

People who voted against marriage equality didn't think, "what's the stupidest most hateful thing I can vote for today?" Some of their criteria is wrong in my opinion, but it's better to look for agreement.

The Rev. Rick Warren Controversy: A "Blessing" in Disguise?"

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

I have expressed my outrage at Rick Warren's elevation to the national stage. Yet, if the gay community has the courage to take a deep breath, there's another way of viewing this situation.

At The Apex Of Politics And Entertainment

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paige Donner

Chad Griffin, partner at Griffin:Schake, was just named one of the Top 20 People of The Year by the Advocate. Chad Griffin, the Advocate's Top 20 fo...

Increased Visibility Comes With Increased Defamation

Neil G. Giuliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Neil G. Giuliano

Rather than serving as platforms for lies and inaccuracies, media outlets should be calling out anti-gay activists when they resort to defamation, lies, and rhetoric that promote homophobia.

The Exploitation of Children By The "Pro-Family" Agenda In Arkansas

David Ambroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ambroz

How is keeping youth out of loving homes pro-family or pro-child? And, what sort of message does this send to GLBT youth in foster care?

The Anti-Gay Blacklist

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

This movement for equal rights is based on the belief in the equal protection of the law. That means equal protection for us, but it also means equal protection for the people who hate us.

Separation of Church and Hate

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

May I respectfully request that anyone who is truly spiritual, and who understands that all humans deserve love, begin to pray for the separation of church and hate?

GLAAD President Speaks Out on Prop 8, the Religious Right

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlotte Robinson

In this exclusive interview, Neil G. Giuliano, President of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) addresses Prop 8, the religious righ...

Prop 8 and Rethinking the Amendment Process

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

A change in the amendment process for states will not always ensure the protection of minority rights. But it will encourage consistency. It will deter attacks on specific groups of people.

Prop 8.... Where Do We Go From Here?

Frank Selvaggi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Selvaggi

Many people think the proposition was just about marriage. But marriage is the least of it. This is just the start, folks. The opposition is now emboldened.

Scapegoating and Proposition 8

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Katz

I acknowledge that I did little or next to nothing to help. The passage of Prop 8 has galvanized me, though, and I won't make the same mistake twice. I plan to participate now.

Premature Emancipation? A Pragmatist's View of the Gay Marriage Struggle

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

Civil rights are not won in the war zone of national elections or State referenda but, rather, in a series of small but important evolutionary steps.

Prop 8 for the [Easily Manipulated, Exploited, Poorly Indoctrinated] Kids

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Our advice to you is: if you want to get a lot of candy on Halloween, dress up as a sign that says, "Vote No on Prop 8!"

How My Lesbian Boss Makes Me a Better Father

John Koch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Koch

At Prop 8's absolute worst, manufacturing a defined "difference" between straight and gay relationships will manifest itself in a manufactured difference between straight and gay parents.

Armageddon in California

Sara Whitman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Whitman

I am a suburban lesbian mom. I live in Massachusetts. Last I checked, the end of the world has not occurred. No plagues, no locusts, no hell fire and damnation.

Fear and Loathing In California (Proposition 8)

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

The organizers behind Proposition 8 aren't worried about marriage, the definition of marriage or even the word marriage. It is homophobia in plain sight. Nothing else.

The Third Reich Rises for Prop 8 (Video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gregory

2008-10-30-prop8pull.jpg At a recent Prop 8 rally Brad Dacus, an official campaign spokesman, actually compared the right of same-sex couples to marry to the rise of Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany.

My First Anti-Gay Marriage Rally

Jill Sobule | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jill Sobule

2008-10-28-sobule.jpgThey all "love the sinner." And to be honest, I believe them. They were not horrible people. In fact, they were very sweet. And that's what makes them a little scarier.

Gavin Newsom Calls Out Joe Biden Over Gay Marriage

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

Sunday night aboard the Queen Mary, Gavin Newsom went beyond urging activism to defeat Proposition 8; he spoke of his frustration with Senator Joe Biden's agreement with Sarah Palin over same sex marriage.