The House this week passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation extending federal hate crimes law to protect individuals targeted because of their sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.
Monday night, I saw “It’s Just Me …,” in a program celebrating Black History Month at the Arlington Central Library.
While media scrutiny has focused attention on November polls for the next U.S. president, the war over the future of Iraq continues to consume lives and money.
This week, I attended the Commercial Closet’s Images In Advertising Awards in Manhattan, which honored corporations that produced gay affirming ads. The pro-gay plugs showed genuine progress and highlighted that many leading companies “get it.”
Alien vs. Predator – Requiem, Christmas Day 2007 at a Theater Near You
The first sign that Russia’s march toward freedom was on a downward spiral came on June 16, 2001, when George W. Bush said of Russian President Vladimir Putin, “I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very […]
The terrible tragedy in Blacksburg forced many in public service to ask what we might have done differently to help avoid what happened. Clearly, I do not have the answers, but certainly the role of gun law enforcement and the adequacy of mental health services must be addressed.
In trying to beat back a growing wave of support for federal hate crime legislation, the right wing was up to its most dastardly and divisive old tricks. On April 17, they had scheduled a media conference at the National Press Club pairing so-called “ex-gays” with anti-gay black ministers. Their […]
April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The purpose of the special designation is to increase the public’s understanding of sexual violence in our society with the hope that a month of intensified awareness efforts combined with sexual violence prevention work throughout the year will bring […]
I have finally developed a grudging respect for Focus on the Family. The ease in which they lie is so remarkably breathtaking, all one can do is applaud in wondrous awe. Not even Condi Rice or Dick Cheney can compete with this motley crew when it comes to fibbing with […]