July 4 “Independence Day” for whom?

Make America Great Again? This week we celebrate July 4th with rounds of festivities marking our nation’s 242 years of independence. Scenes of hyper-patriotism will be...

The Supreme Court cares about religious animus — except when it...

Legal commentary by Daniel Mach, Director, ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief In a pair of religious freedom rulings this month, the Supreme...

More bad news you probably haven’t heard yet

Casting Aspersions: “Fasten your seat belts. It’s going to be a bumpy ride” Everyone has been so focused on the impending disaster of yet another...

Jeff Sessions uses scripture as a text of terror

Clearly, Sessions is no biblical scholar Christians like U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions like to smugly recite biblical scripture to promulgate their self-righteous acts...

What’s happening to LGBT Pride?

Many say the tension was always present I'd like to say there was something in the air. Pride 2017—here and abroad—was one of the...

LGBT civil rights activist Peter Tatchell

Out Profile: A Living Saint  About ten years ago, my husband Mike and I had the pleasure and privilege of having dinner in London with...

United Methodist Church is still struggling for LGBT inclusion

The One Church plan is inclusive The United Methodist Church is still in need of prayer when it comes to full inclusion of its...

Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling doesn’t crumple our opponents 

U.S. Supreme Court rules 7-2 for the anti-gay baker A pall hung over me on June 4, 2018. The Supreme Court ruled in "Masterpiece Cakeshop v....

A cake in the face

Casting Aspersions I really don’t want to write about the cake case. The issue has already been beaten to death and there isn’t anything...

Pride – my favorite season

Editor's Letter I don’t know about you, but Pride is my favorite season. Everyone coming together to celebrate the LGBT community is validating and...