27 Dec 2007

“There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute.”

In an article in the Bay Area Reporter, the following was reported: “[Tobias] Wolff [a gay man who's chair of the national LGBT policy committee for the Obama campaign] also discussed the fallout from Obama's decision to include the anti-gay gospel singer Donnie McClurkin on the program for a series

17 Dec 2007

The Enemy Of My Friend Is My Enemy

There seems to be the beginnings of a grassroots movement to push the candidacy of Ron Paul for President of the U.S. Ron Paul's web site indicates that in one day he raised $6 Million. He appears to be speaking to the problems that many Americans view as major ones:

11 Dec 2007

Will Stereotypes Never End?

“DESMOND MORRIS, who became a bestselling author by applying zoology to explain human behaviour, has now utilised the techniques to put forward an explanation for homosexuality. “In his latest book, The Naked Man, he concludes that men are 'made gay' because they retain infantile or juvenile characteristics into adulthood –

06 Dec 2007

Call it Karma

I know some of you may well be angry at me for saying that many LGBT people brought this debacle about. When there is no overwhelming consistent,uniform, expression of revulsion when Transgenders are removed from ENDA by politicos hung up on expediency rather than justice, foolishly thinking that the passage

03 Dec 2007

Another Distortion of the Bible to Support Prejudice

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, met with and shared Communion with some lesbian and gay clergy. In reaction to this meeting, the following was reported: "In a joint statement Dr Richard Turnbull, chairman of the Church of England Evangelical Council, and Dr Philip Giddings, convener of the evangelical group

18 Nov 2007

More On The Reasons For The Lack Of Meaningful Activism

The following is an edited and expanded version of an email I wrote to a friend of mine regarding my perception of the appalling lack of the desire for meaningful activism, or even its very discussion, by LGBT people; my take on some of the reasons why there is this

16 Nov 2007

More on “Thug Christianity.”

Rev. Ken Hutcherson [Pictured] said, “‘I consider myself a warrior for Christ. Microsoft don’t scare me. I got God with me. “‘I told them that you need to work with me or we will put a firestorm on you like you have never seen in you life because I am

15 Nov 2007

Venting Is No Substitute For Meaningful Activism

Given much of what I do, I have the occasion to read quite a few blogs on any given day, along with many of the comments given for the assorted posts on those blogs.  I’m struck by at least three things in regard to the nature of those comments: 1.

14 Nov 2007

I Don’t Get It!

“Rep Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has been named Economic Advisor to the Clinton campaign….The other gay member of Congress, Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) endorsed Clinton early in the campaign….’I have from the beginning of this campaign believed that Hillary Clinton was the candidate best qualified to serve as President,’ Frank said

13 Nov 2007

Read It And Weep

Please see the following post on Pam’s House Blend, entitled, “Black pastor, comes out, is tossed out, and moves on,” that brings into sharp relief the malignant hatred in most of the institutional Church and, in this case, the “Black Church,” that shows the trememdous disconnect between claiming to be