Creep of the week: Tony Perkins

As I write this, the polls have just opened in America. I do not yet know the outcome of any races. I am hopeful,...

The aftermath of Orlando – 7 relative positives that came from...

It’s been a few weeks since a terroristic madman massacred 49 innocent partygoers in cold blood and injured 53 others at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, and while the pain of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history is still fresh for many of us, some of the smoke has cleared, giving way to a more rational perspective. Without the Everest-level emotions that flooded our collective consciousness in the immediate wake of the attack, thus distorting our cognitive thinking – and fueling our rage – we can now take a step back from one of the deadliest days in American and LGBT history to appreciate what has risen from our slain brothers and sisters’ ashes. Like these seven positive side effects.

Let’s instill the Constitution with Equality

Matty DaleyWhen it comes to gun violence and the right to bear arms, how many people have you listened to and/or read refer to the so-called "sacred" document we call the Constitution and cite the rhetoric of our founding fathers?

Creep of the Week: Manny Pacquiao

PacquaiaoCreep of the Week

Let's pretend that it's your job to get punched in the head over and over and over again by muscular men who train for hours every day with the specific goal of hitting you harder. Granted, you also hit these men in the head, but that doesn't change the fact that getting punched is your job. And you do this for years.

The Oscars, the deadly grouches and hope with Hillary

 

Anohni photo by Inez and VinoodhIt's Oscar time, and did you know that the very first transgender performer to be nominated for an Academy Award boycotted the event?  

 

Trans lunacy or just media lunacy?

Barbara Casbar SipersteinEnough is enough! This was not the story I wanted to read on Christmas. 'The Grinch who stole the trans movement:' Transgender solider Chelsea Manning launches Christmas attack against Caitlyn Jenner for her behavior after coming out.

This Holiday, do not go to the mall

Out In Jersey magazine Editor Sam MartinoEditor's Letter

Holidays are a difficult time for many people, but we must continue to keep a positive attitude and be the change we want to see in the world.

Why did Fox News distort the Chris Christie record?

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Fox News really does not like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The "fair and balanced" news network is so afraid of Christie in the upcoming 2016 GOP presidential primaries that they have begun to blatantly distort or ignore his actual record on same- sex marriage. Yesterday, Fox News attempted to paint Christie as a moderate compromiser.

Hope is a wicked mistress

Sam Martino profile 2013Editor's Letter: With all the violence in the world, my hope was waning. Then yesterday, Out In Jersey's Editor Emeritus, Toby Grace, called me and spoke of a random act of kindness he witnessed, and just like that, my hope was restored. If only for a few minutes.

Finding home for the Holidays

Rev. Irene MonroeThe Christmas season is a difficult time of year for me. I am always bothered by our culture's egregious forms of commercialism - and its either lack of, or its anemic recognition of other forms of religious holidays like Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, and the celebration of the winter solstice during this season.