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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

“I Was Just Following Orders!”

Casting Aspersions - EXTRA  Among the signal failings of the present administration is a woeful ignorance of history. The president has made that abundantly clear...

Creep of the Week: Ken Harrison

This idea that there is only one way to be a "real" man is harmful to everyone I haven't thought about Steve Bannon in a...

An evening with Michelle Obama

"We were all privy to their intimate conversation" First Lady Michelle Obama swept into Beantown Saturday as part of the national book tour promoting her...

Creep of the Week: Roger Severino

Trump's lackey seeks to end protections for trans people in health care Even if you know in your heart of rainbow hearts that the president...

Conversion therapy is harassment and torture

Creep of the Week: Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka Genna Gazelka, a 31-year-old who identifies as bi-gender, knows firsthand the pain of conversion therapy,...

Billy Graham’s ministry of LGBT intolerance 

The Rev. William (Billy) Franklin Graham Jr. (1918- 2018) has died at the age of 99. Too often, hagiographies are painted when people die,...

Trump-the-toad enables killing gays

Casting Aspersions For some time I have been referring to our president as “Trump-the-Toad,” and it has suddenly dawned on me why this term came...

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.

Restoring voting rights honors John Lewis

All votes matter! Civil rights icon US Representative John Lewis died of Stage 4 pancreatic cancer this week. He spent his life advocating equal access...

Creep Of The Week: Andrew Wommack

News flash: Anti-LGBTQ movement has some  crazy ideas When I was a kid in the '80s, I saw a Twilight Zone episode called "To See the...