Transgender Oppression (Cissexism) and Conservative Religion

The Catholic Church still has a long way to go when it comes to LGBTQ inclusion.

What if Times Don’t Get Better Than This?

Shinobi Ninja asks “what if time’s don’t get no better than this?” But the infectious music seems to insist they will. We will make it so.

Arrested For Being Gay At 14 Years Old. “It Was Police Entrapment.”

Fifty years ago, at 14 years old, Harold Kooden followed a man into the park for a potential hookup. After finally making a move, Harold was immediately arrested. Harold–and a judge–later realized it was police entrapment.

Two Words as Boundaries for Human Sexuality: Consenting Adults

Why do we feel the need to pass judgement on certain types of consensual sex between adults?

A Gay Dad Tells Off the Mormon Church: Leave Our LGBT Kids Alone!

A religion trying to demoralize LGBT adults? There is nothing new there. The Mormon Church is doing something new, they are going after the kids in LGBT families. This gay dad has something to say about THAT.

When Good Men Try To Be A**holes

The movie “99 Homes” explores what happens when a good man tries to become successful by emulating the man who crushed him. Ray Bechard reviews the movie and explores the themes behind it.

Suicide Through the Cracks: the One the System Missed

This is what suicide looks like, when you would do anything to make the pain go away.

Why We All Need to Mourn Kalief Browder

Kalief Browder’s suicide exposes aspects of American culture we can’t, as decent humans, ignore.

People Wonder Why I’m so Angry

…and the answer is different from what you’d expect.

A Call for Compassion for the Defenseless

We don’t like to think that our way of living is wrong, that our beliefs are untrue, that we participate in cruelty or injustice.

Seeing Privilege as Myth: How Men Can Be Better Allies For Women

A man’s harassment of a female bartender inspired Sincere Kirabo to learn from women how men can help.

7 Reasons Why Reverse Racism Doesn’t Exist

No matter what people tell you, it’s just not a thing.

Why I Did the Ice Bucket Challenge…and Why None of Us Should Have Had To

“The Ice Bucket Challenge should help make us aware of the political structures around us and the ways in which they are massively failing, but it shouldn’t be serve as an excuse not to be charitable,” writes economics PhD student Ben Labe.

Lobby Hobby — Take THAT, Separation of Church and State!

The Hobby Lobby controversy is still relevant. A production company dropped this funny video recently skewering the arts and crafts chain.

“Has the election of President Obama rattled white people everywhere?”

This comment by Paul on the post Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism

Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism

The author shares his disturbing observations on race relations in 2014.