In an online discussion forum, a respected activist recently lamented the decentralization of gay community advocacy. He made a powerful case that we would be better off if our efforts were more regimented and unified.
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.
The latest alleged anti-gay terrorism in Iraq – is gluing shut the anuses of homosexuals, while forcing the victims to ingest a form of Ex-Lax.
It is an odd time to be gay in America. Whether you are celebrated or despised depends on where you stand at any given moment.
In one of the most important articles of the year, Walter Isaacson wrote in Time Magazine about the shredding of the newspaper business.
Few people at the three Proposition 8 protest rallies I attended – two in New York and one in Chicago – were familiar.
In response to mounting criticism of gay conservatives, Dale Carpenter, a prominent gay writer, is threatening to bolt the movement.
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.
In 1992, the gay and lesbian community galvanized around Bill Clinton in what is now seen as the first “national gay vote.” The stark contrast between Clinton and the rabidly homophobic GOP, which declared a culture war at its Houston convention, was the reason for this unified support.
For Barack Obama to become president, the Democrats have to stop acting like bureaucrats and sell their candidate, while tearing down John McCain.