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  • Distortions Aside, Clergy Support Gay Rights in Surprising Numbers

    Recently released results from a survey of Mainline clergy reveals that, when policies are portrayed honestly, the number of clergy who support same-sex marriage, adoption, etc., nearly doubles....
  • A Memorial Day Salute to My Partner's Father

    Although plagued by racial segregation, the armed forces brought people of every background together and made plain our common identity as Americans. Today, only openly gay and lesbian people are restricted from this opportunity....
  • Exporting Homophobia

    Despite the global recession, the U.S. is promoting and aggressively selling a costly product overseas: homophobia. ...
  • La Cage aux Democrats

    If “American Idol” can sing out for change on Fox in prime time, it ill becomes Obama, of all presidents, to remain mute in the White House....
  • Drinking from Plastic Bottles 'Increases Exposure to Gender-Bending Chemical'

    Bisphenol A has been shown to interfere with reproductive development in animals and has been tied to serious disease in humans...
  • End Hate

    Are we free to hate?  If so, why?  We have freedom of speech, but hate speech is a crime.  ...
  • Would Harvey Milk Be Proud of Us?

    May 22nd, Harvey Milk Day, was a good time to reflect on whether we have heeded his call to live openly and fight hard for true equality....
  • Woman Claims She Had an Affair With Carrie Prejean's Mom

    Valerie Vetrano claims she had an affair with the Mom of the anti-gay marriage beauty queen....
  • When Schools Are Too Dumb to Realize Being Gay Has Nothing to Do With Sex

    From the state that's trying to make Harvey Milk Day an official part of the calendar comes word that sixth grader Natalie Jones was prohibited from presenting a report on the slain civil rights leader. ...
  • Spirituality as a Symptom: Bridging the Gap Between Religion and Psychology

    Activists and advocates have launched an initiative to further the understanding of the role of religion and spirituality in mental health. ...
  • American Idol? Try Christian Idol

    When it comes to American Idol, does Jesus take the wheel? ...
  • Openly Gay Amb. Who Resigned Under Bush: State Dept. May Establish Same-Sex Benefits Within Weeks

    Last week, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman (D-CA) introduced the two-year Foreign Relations Authorization Act. ...
  • The Rage Behind Outrage

    The director of a new documentary talks about Dick Cheney’s daughter, the arrogance of power, and the days when Republicans weren’t anti-gay....
  • Is Homophobia the New Anti-Semitism?

    As the gay-rights movement has been globalized, so has religious and political opposition to homosexuality....
  • On the American Idol Finale; Or: Your Blogmistress Is Nutz

    So which one of these two crazy kids do you think won American Idol  last night? ...
  • Gay Marriage Turns A Corner

    As people have come to know same-sex married couples, many have come to see that they need not fear marriage equality....
  • Why Women Need Single Payer

    An issue brief released this month reveals the gender inequality of the U.S. health care system and illustrates the gross inability of the current private health insurance system to meet the needs of working class men and women....
  • Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside: This Crap Has Got to Stop

    One of the worst things I can ever imagine happening is my partner of 15 years suffer some kind of serious health problems; I love him so much that it would pain me beyond belief to see him suffering any kind of physical pain.  The only thing worse I can...
  • Get Over It, Conservatives: Same-Sex Marriage Will Be Legal in All 50 States

    Some day, people will look back with amazement and disdain that same-sex couples were denied a fundamental right for so long in America....
  • Air Force Boots Their 25 Million Dollar Aviator (He's Gay)

    The Air Force is about to discharge this guy, a virtual poster boy for recruiting, because he is gay? Someone has to be kidding. This is sheer madness. ...