‘Pro-Family’ Homophobia Rips Families Apart

‘Pro-Family’ Homophobia Rips Families Apart

Happy LGBTQIA Pride Month! … is not what the Trump White House is saying this June. Instead, LGBTQIA Americans are being acknowledged by the government in the form of a Supreme Court ruling allowing a baker to refuse to bake a cake for same-sex weddings due to...
Stripping Bare the Arguments against Marriage Equality

Stripping Bare the Arguments against Marriage Equality

What’s the marriage equality debate really about? Proponents see it as a question of equality. There’s no reason, they say, not to let loving, same-sex couples wed. Opponents frame the issue as a fight over whether the courts have the right to change their definition...
Exporting Extremism

Exporting Extremism

In Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have written anti-gay discrimination into state law in the name of religious freedom. In Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni signed an even more extremist law that sentences LGBT people to life in prison and...
Uttering the G Word

Uttering the G Word

Wow. In his second inaugural speech, President Barack Obama finally sounded like the guy progressives thought would be governing the United States starting in 2009. If he puts those poetic words into action, he may leave a much stronger legacy after eight years than...
America’s Rocky Road Away from Homophobia

America’s Rocky Road Away from Homophobia

It’s been one year since Congress officially repealed the archaic “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. A new wave of LGBT cadets is entering training academies without the burden of silence — well, almost. While the military has made progress...
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