The first “television pope” helped to defeat Communism and to inspire a new generation of Catholics. But this pope also ignored an epidemic of pedophilia while giving prominent attention to the vilification of God’s gay and lesbian children. We can only hope the next pope will be more compassionate.
A recent article in the print edition of The Advocate inadvertently misrepresented tax options for same-sex couples with widely divergent incomes: In fact, one partner cannot shelter income by giving to the other. An attorney who specializes in tax issues and estate planning straightens out the facts.
Two families missing from a new PFLAG campaign about loving your GLBT relatives are those of “family values” politicians Alan Keyes and Dick Cheney: Keyes has cut off his daughter, Maya, while Cheney supports policies that heap shame on his daughter Mary. So much for right-wing Christian love.
What do the murderers of gay men have in common with the White House? An aggressive strategy to justify their own selfish actions by devaluing the lives of gay men and lesbians. And we have no one but ourselves to blame
The poison that flows from diminishing gay and lesbian lives, as the president did again last week, sickens everyone in our society. It’s contingent upon all of us to join together to free our country from this evil.
As many as a million gay and lesbian veterans depend on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for health care—including many who can’t get HIV/AIDS care anywhere else. It’s reason enough for GLBT activists to keep an eye on the Bush administration’s coming cutbacks