Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz), the father of a gay son, explained his opposition to gay marriage by saying he hasn’t “evolved to that stage.” He may not be joining same-sex marriage supporters. But he’s adopting their vocabulary.
Did you know that the LGBT community is oppressing Christians?
I know, I know, you may think that the sentence should be the other way around, given 2,000 years of institutionalized homophobia, burning [queer men] at the feet of [queer women], and preaching that love is an abomination.
But according to a well-coordinated, well-funded campaign, actually the gays are oppressing conservative Christians, you see, because we’re not letting them discriminate against us.
I tweeted my appreciation that the LGBT community in San Francisco is standing up against [Pamela Geller's] efforts to drive a wedge between LGBT folks and Muslims. Soon after, Geller retweeted me, claiming that she in fact has “huge support in Gay community.”
To continue the momentum that many LGBT documented immigrant activists created, today the Center for American Progress launched out4citizenship.org to increase support among the LGBT community and its allies for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
The Health and Human Services Department has decided to forgo the public comment process, and instead rely on a panel of experts to determine whether to lift its 32 year-old policy against covering Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) in its Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Former professional football player Kwame Harris acknowledges that he is gay on CNN Newsroom. His interview reflects the hardships faced by an NFL player who identifies as gay and begs the question of what will need to happen for an active NFL player to feel comfortable coming out. In the interview with Coy Wire, Harris discussed whether he thought about coming out in the NFL, the implications that would have entailed, and what it was like to be a closeted professional athlete.
In the late fall of 1988, state lawmakers and representatives from major insurance and pharmaceutical companies were hard at work addressing the looming AIDS crisis for the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative-leaning think tank that produces state-based business-friendly model legislation.