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A Gay Firing Fiasco & Opportunity at Belmont University

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

I think Jesus would find it unacceptable that most of our Christian institutions (and our government) create policies about sexual behavior rather than the kinds of behaviors He talked about in the Sermon on the Mount.

Thumbs up for "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys"

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

The long-awaited reality series "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys," highlighting the unconventional relationship between heterosexual women and gay m...

Downstate Civil Unions Foe Predicts America's Doom: 'Open Homosexuality'

Chicago Sun-Times | Ponderings on a Faith Journey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ignorance is the great engine of human misery, the fertile field where its fruit, hatred, grows in all its awful forms, from the first human, crouchin...

Military Chaplains Voice 'Intense' Views On DADT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited report on the possible repeal of the military's ban on openly gay members says...

Give 'Em Hell, Barry!

Cody Gault | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cody Gault

This President is soft on progress. Yes, he inherited an economy driven to the brink by Republican irresponsibility and, yes, preventing a second G...

United Nations: It's Okay to Kill the Gay

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

The UN has a remarkable track record of doing virtually nothing when presented with mass killings or genocide. That record continues with last weeks amended resolution on extrajudicial killings of certain groups.

It Gets Better?

Jeff A. Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jeff A. Katz

What do Kermit the Frog, Vinny from the Jersey Shore, President Obama, and Ke$ha have in common?

Homosexuality as Population Control? Why Gays & Lesbians Are Essential to the Balance of Nature.

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
G. Roger Denson

Even without a causal link established between homosexuality and population management, the obvious reduction in population growth attributable to homosexuality by itself indubitably works to preserve the species.

'Straight Pride' Shirts Threaten Gays At Suburban High School's 'Ally Week'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Students who wore anti-gay T-shirts to their suburban Chicago high school during "Ally Week" won't be punished, but the shirts have caused an outcry a...

Is Blood on Your Hands?

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

When desperate teenagers hang themselves or jump off bridges there's more than enough blame to pass around.

Tenor Nick Phan Speaks Out

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

I frequently visit the blog of tenor Nick Phan, a friend who happens to be an exceptional and quite eloquent singer.

Eugene First gay Episcopal bishop to retire in 2013

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop said Saturday that he will retire in 2013, due in part to the "constant strain" on him and his family from the w...

Gen. James Amos, Marines New Leader, Wants 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Kept In Place

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — The new commandant of the U.S. Marines Corps said Saturday that now is the wrong time to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" policy...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Takes On Last Shot At Ken Buck

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ken Buck may be out of the national spotlight for the foreseeable future, but he couldn't escape the spotlight without becoming the butt of one more S...

West Point's Gay Culture: Gay, Lesbian Cadets Talk Of Army School's Vibrant Subculture

The New York Times | COREY KILGANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Code words, secret societies, covert meetings, fake identities: these are tools that a certain set of cadets learn here at the Uni...

Christians and Bullying: Standing With Gays and Lesbians

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

There is disagreement within the Christian community when it comes to issues of human sexuality. But, there should be a united front against all who would disrespect anyone created in the image of God.

Meeting the Last Known Pink Triangle

Maxime Donzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Maxime Donzel

One aspect of coming to terms with your own homosexuality is learning about gay culture. I recently got a chance to meet someone who reminded me of this again: Rudolph Brazda, the last known survivor of the Pink Triangles.

Saudi Prince Receives Life Sentence After Brutally Murdering His Alleged Homosexual Partner

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Weller

Diplomatic immunity apparently doesn't cover brutal murders, not even for a Saudi prince. This was shown by a London jury's conviction this week of a Saudi King's grandson, arrested for murdering a servant described as his lover.

Between Earth and Heaven: Ode to Tyler Clementi

Jim Downs | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jim Downs

You can define homophobia when you point to the words used to condemn and ridicule gay people. You can see it. You can understand it. And you may even feel it. But do you know what it means to be robbed of an imagination?

Don't Got Milk

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Most experts agree that Milk is the ultimate gateway drug. 99% of all heroin addicts began their descent into substance abuse hell by initially succumbing to the temptations of Milk.

Homophobia Is Itself an Abomination

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

As an orthodox Rabbi who reveres the Bible I do not deny the Biblical prohibition on male same-sex relationships. Rather, I place it in context. Does not the same Bible also say, "It is not good for man to be alone?"

WATCH: 'Dad Dad Mom Mom'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The GalleyCat team at Media Bistro uncovered a unique book trailer today for a picture book that features two gay couples. The "Dad Dad Mom Mom" ser...

The Bullying Years: A Survival Guide for Gay Kids

Gary Cohan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Cohan

Stay tough, stay hopeful, stay healthy and stay alive because, I promise you -- as a gay man, a medical doctor and, most importantly, as a survivor -- it absolutely does get better.

Air Force DADT Enforcement Has Stopped, According To Official's E-Mail

AP / The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A gay rights group says the Air Force has told its legal officers to stop enforcing "don't ask, don't tell" because of a judge's ruling T...

Anti-Gay Churches Are Not Holy

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joe Mirabella

Spiritual bullying is deadly. Children are listening when religious leaders call gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people sinners. And hate is not a holy virtue.