It’s been a heady couple of weeks for gay activists and it keeps getting better.
Webb Assails U.S. Incarceration Policy
The 2.25 million Americans now incarcerated in U.S. prisons is “a staggering statistic, from the standpoints of fairness, cost of incarceration and cost of lost opportunities,” Virginia U.S. Senator James Webb said during his keynote remarks to a conference on “Prison to Work: A Proposal for a National Prisoner Reentry […]
Nicholas F. Benton: Ending 30 Years Of Anger & Fear
With the watershed national election last month, millions of Americans will begin to experience many irrational, subconscious fears melting away, having a collateral effect akin to curing at least selective blindness.
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).
Nicholas F. Benton: A Bishop in the Eye of the Storm
The man in the eye of the storm has written a book entitled, “In the Eye of the Storm.” The Rev. Gene Robinson, Episcopal Church Bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire, was in Washington, D.C. this week, hosted by the Human Rights Campaign to pitch his new book that […]
October 4 – 10, 2007
Picking Splinters: Vick Saga Won’t End Even With Plea Deal
It’s not over. Even as his co-defendants prepare to plead guilty to federal dogfighting charges, and even as Michael Vick ponders the same plea deal, the story is not over. Even if, and it looks more and more like this will be the case, Vick goes to jail for a […]
Press Pass: Alexi Murdoch
There’s a story that has become a small legend surrounding singer/songwriter Alexi Murdoch. Early in his career, back when Murdoch was interviewing management companies, he took his demos to one such firm where the rep proceeded to pop the disk into his computer. That’s when Murdoch first knew something was […]