Fundamentalist leaders from three faiths united recently to condemn a GLBT celebration in Israel, in harsh terms that bordered on the incitement of antigay violence. It’s time for tolerant people of faith to similarly come together to oppose such hostile bigotry.
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