Civil War #2

I might as well begin with an embarrassing admission; I suspect me sister and my two nieces — her daughters — voted for Trump....

The darkest day: ‘I don’t know how to get past this’

I check my phone at 3 am and I see that he has won. I struggle to go back to sleep but I wind up...

There is no going back

I am a gay American. I am a 60-year-old father of two. I write on Veterans Day. I am reminded of the words of Joe Astick,...

A long night begins

Casting Aspersions This is a sad day indeed. To see some of our worst enemies glowing with the pride of victory is a hard thing...

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.