As long as we still need bills banning reparative therapy, it should be news when people like Sam Champion of ‘Good Morning America’ come out One recent morning I awoke to the earth-shaking news that Sam Champion of Good Morning America fame was getting married to his longtime boyfriend, and yes, they look great together. [...]
I’m having a feeling of déjà vu. Four years ago, I was waiting to see if Barack Obama would be elected president; waiting to see the outcome of a ballot measure in California that would decide the legality of marriage equality in that state; and baffled that a patron of a Colorado library had [...]
Mark Regnerus’ flawed study on gay parenting — paid for by anti-gay Witherspoon Institute — casts dark shadow over University of Texas A notorious, scientifically unsound University of Texas study on gay parenting funded by national anti-gay-rights moneybags is being wielded as a political weapon against LGBT victims in U.S. courts and elections, as well as [...]
Fort Worth gay Pride was visited by Pastor Joey Faust and members of his congregation, Kingdom Baptist Church.
Anti-LGBT teachings have driven many away from fundamentalist churches, helping to fuel increase in those with no religious affiliation A new poll by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life reveals that a record number of Americans (19.3 percent) have abandoned faith and now consider themselves unaffiliated with any particular religion. According to [...]
Annual event in Dallas this weekend continues legacy of giving a voice to groups who’ve often been excluded from mainstream Pride celebrations A bystander shouted, “Gay power!,” someone began singing “We Shall Overcome,” and the crowd reacted with amusement and general good humor mixed with growing and intensive hostility. This personal account, recorded by David [...]
The 4 words of this common refrain reflect an attitude that’s even more to blame than our enemies for the too-slow pace of LGBT equality There’s a refrain, one you hear quite often if you work to make things better, that I’m trying really hard not to grow accustomed to. I heard it again at the [...]
Have you heard the news about Obama? He’s gay.
Anti-gay leaders from states where issue is on ballot this year sound pessimistic at Values Voter Summit — a sign their streak is set to end Anti-gay activists have never lost a referendum on marriage equality (32-0), but that might be about to change. (Well, they did lose once in Arizona, but voters reversed themselves [...]
I had an aunt, or a great-aunt who served in the Women’s Army Corp during World War II. After she returned from the war, she and her best friend from the service lived together for the rest of their lives. Now, if you’re LGBT or have been around the LGBT community for any length of [...]