Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree

Mr. President, I respectfully have to disagree
“I think the entire population has come tremendous strides forward in dealing with the issue of gays,” Carter said in an interview from Big Think. “I dunno about next election, but I think in the near future, because step by step we have realized that this issue of homosexuality has...
December 16th, 2010 | LGBT, LGBT, Opinion | Read More

FCKH8: Fighting Fire With Fire

FCKH8: Fighting Fire With Fire
If you can’t play nice, then use the “F” word generously. That’s what FCKH8 non-profit media campaigner Luke Montgomery may have had in mind when he created FCKH8.com, a website with the aim of squashing LGBTQ hate. The vehicle for spreading the message are two videos housed on...
December 14th, 2010 | Read More

“There’s never been a better time for gay men to start a family”

“There’s never been a better time for gay men to start a family”
The Guide For Gay Dads, a new book designed to assist soon-to-be gay dads along their journey to starting a family, is also a project aimed at increasing the number of adopted children going to same-sex families. According to Ben Summerskill, chief executive of Stonewall: “There’s never...
October 26th, 2010 | Read More

365gay: Margaret Cho talks about homophobia in the work place

365gay: Margaret Cho talks about homophobia in the work place
Your favorite sassypants and mine, Margaret Cho, talks about homophobia in the work place, and how to deal with it effectively. Watch this quick clip brought to you by 365gay.com’s feature series,
October 15th, 2010 | Read More

Must Read: “Confessions of a Recovering Homophobe”

Must Read: “Confessions of a Recovering Homophobe”
I just love David Badash to bits and pieces, and if you are unfamiliar with his work in the fight for our equality, well … what rock have you been living under? At any rate, he has an amazing site called, “The New Civil Rights Movement,” that I highly recommend you check out immediately,...
September 14th, 2010 | Read More

i get by with a little help from my friends (and strangers)

i get by with a little help from my friends (and strangers)
i had a helluva trip this past weekend.  it was the first Pride festival of the season – Motorcity, located in beautiful Ferndale, MI.  i’d been busting my gluteus maximus for weeks trying to get everything ready; t-shirts, bags, posters, fliers, business cards, website, photos, e-mail, recruits,...
June 11th, 2010 | Read More

clark kent is dead

clark kent is dead
i’ve been under a lot of pressure lately, most of it self-imposed.  i’ve been slowly turning into the person that i swore i would never be – the one that is married to his job, the one who can’t take a day off, who loses touch with the people he loves, loses sight of what’s important and what...
June 2nd, 2010 | Read More

Even the Catholics are starting to queer things up

Even the Catholics are starting to queer things up
Everyone knows where the Pope stands on Gay Marriage.  What we tend to forget is that not all Catholics, nay, not all people of faith, share this stance.  In the past few weeks, there have been multiple reports of a Catholic school’s rejection of students based upon the sexual orientation of their...
May 26th, 2010 | Read More

Finding Purpose Amongst the Pain

Finding Purpose Amongst the Pain
Lately everyone has been asking me the same two questions, questions that I am wary to answer honestly.  For to give someone the full truth about my story seems to be to give unto them the burden of a deep, private knowledge; one that I am only now beginning to grasp.  It is a knowledge of good and...
May 12th, 2010 | Read More

Let me be Queer

Let me be Queer
i have had a very enlightening weekend.  this is the exciting part of being who i am, learning every day a little bit more about myself as i interact with the worlds around me.  i never quite realized just how unique my perspective is until i learned that the way i do things is apparently foreign to...
April 28th, 2010 | Read More

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