In knee-jerk, archetypical fashion, a big, bullying newscaster threatened to punch out a homosexual in front of live TV cameras in Northern Virginia last week.
Anything But Straight: How Low Can They Go?
It was unusually satisfying to watch beauty contestant turned Bible-thumper Carrie Prejean crash and burn.
Anything But Straight: Beauty Queen Vs. Bitchy Queen
The Miss USA contest began as a beauty contest and ended up as a mud bath. The theatrics started when celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, who was a pageant judge, asked Miss California, Carrie Prejean, if she supported marriage equality.
Anything But Straight: Words That Kill
It’s been a heady couple of weeks for gay activists and it keeps getting better.
Anything But Straight: The Changing Face of the GOP
It would be wrong to say that the majority of Republicans are racist. But, it is fair to say that racists have comfortably nested in the GOP for quite some time.
Anything But Straight: Please, Stop the Sky from Falling
This holiday season, when you throw a direct mail appeal from a gay organization in the trash, you might just be trashing that group’s future.
Anything But Straight: People of Faith or Fibs?
In a breathtaking display of lies and hypocrisy, a group of anti-gay culture warriors and long-time Mormon bashers placed a full page ad in the New York Times pretending to be both victims of alleged homosexual “mobs” and staunch defenders of the Latter Day Saints (Mormons).
Palin, ‘The Family’ Linked To F.C. Church Defectors
Two prominent Falls Church members among those who voted to defect from the Episcopal Church in 2006 played a major role in promoting Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be selected as the GOP vice presidential candidate, according to an article in the Oct. 27 issue of the New Yorker magazine.
Anything But Straight: Log Cabin Should Disband
Until now, I have always thought there was a place for the Log Cabin Republicans within the GLBT movement. There was a need for a group that could advocate from inside the belly of the beast and do the dirty work that few intellectually honest people wanted to do.
Nicholas F. Benton: Deliver Us From Rick Warren
Last weekend’s spectacle in Orange County, California, was not a debate on faith and values between the two presidential candidates. It was a showcase for the elevation of yet another right-wing fundamentalist preacher, an heir to the late Jerry Falwell anointed as a media darling to be its resident expert […]