Today is the four year anniversary of the death by suicide of Tyler Clementi. Sean M. Kosofsky, the Executive Director for The Tyler Clementi Foundation, shares a reflection on how the Clementi turned a personal tragedy into a public call for action.
Typically, the media portrays the Values Voters Summit as little more than a right-leaning political gathering. The truth is that the Values Voters Summit has an assembled roster that deserves accountability for their actions.
Mark Regnerus, who is now infamous in American political circles for his flawed, widely repudiated, far-right-concocted "study" that was designed to slight same-sex parents in order to influence the 2012 elections and the Supreme Court, seems to have international aspirations.
The National Organization For Marriage has shift has been noticeable. While once almost obsessively concerned about its image in order to be seen as an organization that's focused on public policy, in recent years NOM has shown itself to be animus-driven.