17 Oct 2007

There Goes the Anglican Communion

If this turn of events doesn’t signal the eventual demise of the Anglican communion, I don’t know what does. “Dozens of conservative parishes will start ordaining their own clergy in an open revolt against their bishops if the Church of England continues its liberal drift, the Archbishop of Canterbury has

16 Oct 2007

Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression

My friend, Don Charles, sent me an excellent essay by Gabriel Rotello that I want to share with you, and that deserves to be read by everyone who is committed to full equality for LGBT people. His essay appears on The Huffington Post, and it is entitled, “If ENDA Doesn’t

11 Oct 2007

“They” are “Us”

Pam’s House Blend has another excellent post entitled, “Ain’t that America: noose Mania,” where blogger Pam Spaulding details some of the recent incidents of nooses being hanged on assorted public structures, undoubtedly designed to intimidate Afro-Americans, as well as to express the racism that exists in these twisted people’s hearts.

28 Sep 2007

Playing into the Hands of the Homophobes

“A taxpayer-supported ‘gay’ celebration in San Francisco, featuring a poster portraying Jesus Christ and his disciples as ‘half-naked homosexual sadomasochists,’ has come under heavy fire from major Christian groups demanding that California lawmakers condemn it. “The poster by organizers of the Folsom Street Fair, sponsored in part by Miller Brewing,

19 Sep 2007

Perks In Playing The Victim Role

Playing the role of “victim” carries along with it many secondary gains!  For example, it helps catalyze people to come together to fight a common enemy of their own construction, thereby solidifying in-group cohesion, and a feeling of having a sense of purpose that helps make life more bearable for

16 Sep 2007

Gay Rights and All of Our Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Please read this article; then read this article, and then watch the following clip. The vilification of Gay people, directly or indirectly, must be seen to be embedded in the increasingly fascistic bent of the U.S. as, in part, depicted in this unprovoked assault upon a minister who dared wear

15 Sep 2007

Christianity And LGBT Rights: An Interview

On August 3, 2007, I was asked to give an interview on a listener sponsored radio station on the subject of “Christianity and Gay Rights.”  The following article encompassing that interview appears in the current issue of the excellent website, Whosoever that is a Christian site edited by my friend

31 Aug 2007

Why The Need For Sting Operations

“After he flashed a badge, he would point silently to the exit. When one man said his wife was waiting at a gate, Karsnia called for a citation book to spare the man a trip to the airport police station. “And when his bathroom stings netted a U.S. senator from

29 Aug 2007

Viewing Being Gay as Having a Plague

Sen. Larry Craig, who pleaded guilty and paid a $500 fine to a lesser charge of “disturbing the peace” when, in fact, he was arrested for cruising men in a public bathroom, which, as reported by Mike Rogers last year, was not the first time, vehemently denied that he is

18 Aug 2007

The Role of Clergy as Agents of the State

This video shows, not only how each of our freedoms are under attack and are threatened, but how segments of the organized Church are more than willing to be used to lead the way (Citing the Bible, of course!) in removing each of our freedoms, and justifying that removal in