A Tale of Two Realities: LGBTQ Rights and the International Community

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Tony Bucci on the real and serious contradictions the LGBTQ community face every day.

The Yin and Yang of Being Straight or Gay

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When Edie Weinstein is mistaken for a butch lesbian, it leads her to question the internalized homophobia we may all carry regardless of our sexual orientation.

Human Rights Watch: Gay Men Beaten on Camera in Russia

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More than once I’ve overheard someone say with annoyance, “Gay people are so loud about their rights.” This is why we all need to be. True equality never came quietly.

Gay Adoption Challenges: As Rights Grow, So Do Obstacles

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Adopting a child internationally is difficult. Being married men and trying to adopt a child from Russia is on a whole different level. Here’s the story of Demyan Martyushev and Mikhail Shishko.

Lads, It’s Time for Some Meninism

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George Gillet believes that strict gender norms can affect men in damaging ways. Let him count the ways.

“Let your son join the scouts. You will now be fighting from within the organization, and that’s the way they will change.”

Scout Pride

This comment of the day was by RyanH on the post Why I Am Actively Supporting the Boy Scouts

Why I Can’t Say “Hate The Sin, Love The Sinner” Anymore

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Because of Jesus, “sinner” is not how God sees me. It’s not how I see myself. And it shouldn’t be how I see my brothers and sisters in the church.

My Gay Dad, My Queer Family, Happily Ever After

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The only hardships of growing up with a gay dad came from society, not from my wonderfully queer home.

A Woman, A Feminist, A Supporter of Male Survivors

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Let’s start by acknowledging that 1 in 6 boys have had unwanted sexual experiences.

Duck Dynasty Raises Questions About Consequences of Free Speech

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Phil Robertson’s anti-gay remarks have caused an uproar, but his racist remarks have gone under the radar as people rush to defend his right to free speech.

Minister Punished for Marrying his Son to Another Man

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Gay congregants are treated like second class citizens despite acceptance by the church.

How to Watch Ender’s Game Guilt-Free

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Feeling guilty about watching Ender’s Game because Orson Scott Card is a bigot? Jesse Manly proposes an idea that might ease your guilt.

Let’s Talk About the B: Bisexuality

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JJ Vincent found two men’s takes on bisexuality, the other love that dare not speak its name.

Just Us Guys Web Series: Raising Money for Breast Cancer Awareness & ‘It Gets Better’

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Chris Lilly is producing a family friendly web series called “Just Us Guys” about a gay dad who has a best friend relationship with his straight son.

The Blame Game

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Mike Sliwa believes blame has replaced responsibility and therefore reinforced dominant points of view.