Given the positive developments over the last few decades involving the expansion of women's rights and gay rights, it is alarming to witness "legalized intolerance" exemplified through the recently adopted "religious freedom" bill in Georgia.
The first time I learned that gender could be fluid was in sex ed in the 9th grade. I remember the teacher mumbling under her breath that some people don't identify their gender with the biological sex they were born with.
I'm in my 40s; that's about in the middle of life if I'm so lucky. As I look back through time, I sense the 20-year-old version of me back there in the past, judging me. I was cocky then. It's easy to imagine oneself as the winner before the contest has even started.
Earlier this month hemlines were high at Colégio Pedro II in Brazil. After seeing their transgender classmate Maria Muniz get suspended for wearing a skirt to school, the boys and girls of the school all wore skirts to show their support.
"In Miami, if you really want to move the needle, you don't preach to the choir, you talk to everybody. Plant-based living
Rick, do you ever wonder what happens to gay men and women when they try to force themselves to live a lie? Well Rick, I've got news for you. Most mixed orientation marriages end catastrophically, with both partners greatly damaged. I was in one of those marriages.
It is the responsibility of all of us who believe in the biblical admonition that we are our brother's keeper to speak up and speak out strongly when we see human rights being violated.
* The Rev. Steve Heiss, of Binghamton, N.Y. Heiss must promise by Thursday (Oct. 24), that he will never again preside at
"It is not only just OK to be gay, straight, bisexual, or transgendered. It is good to be that way, because that is the way
Despite Pope Francis' earlier remarks about opening up the Church, the Vatican has firmly shut the door on artist Gonzalo Orquin's latest exhibit, "Trialogo," scheduled to open at the Galleria L'Opera on Wednesday evening.
Vatican Kills Gay Photo Church Exhibit With Threatening Letter, Photographer Gonzalo Orquin Fights Decision (PHOTOS)
Orquin, who is Spanish and Catholic, said that he found Italy to be "a very homophobic country" in the eight years that he
Many of the legal skirmishes are not directly tied to federal recognition of gay marriages after the Supreme Court’s decision
NEW YORK (RNS) The agency that commissions Southern Baptist military chaplains says no Baptist chaplain will be allowed to
Once again it's time to take a look back at what happened in the world of LGBT news this week. Since we featured a round
No therapeutic approaches of conflict mediation or sensitivity training will be effective in a culture which celebrates the bully and dehumanizes all of us, bullies, victims and their silent collaborators.