While running for the U.S. presidency, Donald Trump said at campaign rallies that he would be a different kind of Republican because he would defend and strengthen LGBT protections.
2018 is coming to a close, and there’s a lot to look back on. Believe it or not, Twitter rants and indictments aren’t the only thing that happened this year. Some of the bigger stories stuck with me, and many struck a chord across the country and the globe. Here are fifteen in no particular…
White male nationalism personifies the fear of being forgotten and judged insignificant.
Before the courts, LGBTQ asylum-seekers have historically had to face bias and ignorance about gender identity and sexuality. Has anything changed?
What Massachusetts Yes on 3 may mean for the rest of the country.
We cannot expect young people to know their own history when the schools continue to omit LGBTQ stories.
The tyranny of the past and the oppression of today.
… but very concerned with alleged predatory transwomen and transmen.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Bakers, florists and doctors have done it. Indiana just passed a law to encourage it, and Arkansas threatens to do the same. This gay dad has harsh words for two who have done it recently— tried to humiliate gay families by denying them service under the guise of “religious freedom.”
Are there some circumstances where we should accept bigotry?
When we relinquish our freedom for security, this gives rise to: “I don’t have to think.”
His recent meeting with a gay man—and that man’s retelling of their conversation—is being rehashed as a positive step for the Catholic Church.
“Spider Pig, Spider Pig – does whatever a Spider Pig does.”
What are the motives in declaring war on entire categories of people?
The “religious freedom” rule is nothing less than the codification of long-standing and deeply-held biases.