It's a given: boys left to their own devices can come to no good. In the fine MCC Theater production of YEN, a British import
The future remains uncertain for USA women’s cricket.
Metropolitan Community Churches know what it means to have our sacred sites defaced with spray-painted slurs. We know what it means to have our ministers murdered. We know what it means to be turned away from funeral homes because of who we are. We know what it feels like to have all we hold sacred desecrated.
For five days in early August, the iconic capital of the United States served as the backdrop for the eighth annual Millennium Campus Conference (MCC).
Do you ever wake up and wonder where you are? If you travel a bit, it's a common syndrome--but all of us wake up and wonder, "What day is today? What do I need to do today?" Sometimes when a death, divorce, or tragedy hits, you wake up, and it takes a minute to remember the source of your inner sadness.
Bathroom politics are not a joke. When women first went into the workforce in industrial America, women's bathrooms were a win for working class women and families who were already vulnerable to sexual and economic violence.
As you remember the transgender lives lost this year, know that you are walking at the crossroads of so many forms of oppression. If you have personal and institutional power, know that you are not helpless in the face of these atrocities; you can do something.
Churches and institutions of higher education are beginning to take this moral imperative seriously. There are people of good will who are making changes, and there are decent people whose highest priority is to protect investment portfolios--not the planet.
As I read through the encyclical, one thing stood out for me. In this comprehensive, scholarly, sophisticated, scientifically accurate, intellectual effort, there is a fundamental flaw. It is not surprising, but it is profoundly troubling.
For those of us LGBT folks who are getting accustomed to marriage equality and other basic rights and freedoms, telling our Congressional representatives that we fully support the Iran deal is an important way to continue to win the struggle for LGBT human rights.