About Warren Blumenfeld

Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld is author of Warren’s Words: Smart Commentary on Social Justice (Purple Press); co-editor ofReadings for Diversity and Social Justice (Routledge) and Investigating Christian Privilege and Religious Oppression in the United States (Sense); editor of Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price (Beacon Press), and co-author of Looking at Gay and Lesbian Life (Beacon Press).

Silence of Congressional Republicans Equals Death

The history of LGBT fight for rights and its reflection on Congress.

Revolution v. Reform: Beyond ‘4 Ms’ of Queer Politics

A Cautionary Critique

The Tyranny of the Sex/Gender/Sexuality Binary

The natural world has never conformed to our human notions of “two sides” to everything.

Reflections on the Pulse of My LGBTQ Community Following Orlando

Young people have always been integral in the success of social movements and today they are shaking up traditionally dichotomous binary notions of gender.

Religious Dogma, Heterosexism, and Cissexism

Though certain religious denominations may continue in their attempts to define us, they will fail.

LGBT People Under Tyrants of Radical Jihad

The time has long since passed that we speak out against repression in all of its forms.

Heterosexism Hurts Everyone

I find it paradoxical that in our society, love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.

Donald Trump: ‘Make America White and Protestant Again’

The dangers of demagogues and how Trump represents nationalism in its worst form.

Donald Trump for Commander of Pluto

Whatever planet Trump is on, we can safely say it’s probably not Earth.

A Memorial Tribute to My Brothers and Sisters in Orlando

I never met the good people who were shot in the Pulse Club in Orlando, but I feel I know them somehow. Their injuries and their passing hit me like the death of old trusted friends whose loss to me is palpable.

Integrity and a Bridge too Far

Muhammad Ali was more than just a boxer, and we can take a page from his book, especially when faced with the obscene politics of this year’s election.

Pat Buchanan’s ‘Great White Hype’

Why Pat Buchanan’s ideas on the demise of the white man are so out of place.

‘Pride’ is More Than a Month

How we can make this world better for LGBTQ people?

You Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks: Projection and Systems of Oppression

The progression, or lack there of, for LGBTQ equality.

The Doublespeak of the Republican’s ‘Freedom’

How “free” are we when we deny the youth of our nation their basic civil rights to make many of their own decisions in the guise of “protecting them”?

A Reflection of Memorial Day

Can we finally expand the definition of the term “patriot”.