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How Harvey Fierstein Has Always Led the Way for Queer Visibility

With emboldened anti-LGBTQ+ politicians targeting queer people, there is much to learn from Harvey Fierstein's lifetime of protest and activism. 

But All I Can Think About Is You on World AIDS Day

The unequal responses to two national tragedies trigger a flood of memories for one man recalling a dear friend he lost to the AIDS epidemic. 

After Pride Month, Let's Make Resolutions to Support Our Community

Resolutions will extend our pride past June and make us see how our queerness enhances our lives daily.

Heartless GOP Pols Are Sacrificing LGBTQ+ Kids for Political Gain

This year has seen a rash of anti-LGBTQ+ and specifically anti-trans bills, most of them aimed at oppressing young people. All parents must rise in opposition.

Why 'Openly Gay' Is an Offensive Term

News outlets routinely use this phrase to describe LGBTQ+ people, but they should stop and use a more prideful alternative.

The Capitol and the Grim Reminder to a Gay Jewish Man to Never Forget

There's light now that President Joe Biden is in office, but the capitol insurrection reminds us that anti-Semitism (among other things) is alive and well.

In Gay We Trust: 2021 and the Great Moral Reset

With the damage done over the past several years, 2021 brings with it the opportunity for healing, growth, and moral leadership. 

In Gay We Trust: World AIDS Day and the Continuing Need to ACT UP

On World AIDS Day, take action against the AIDS epidemic, which is still very much among us. 

In Gay We Trust: What Do I Do With This Hate?

If hope is the antidote to despair, what is hate's?

In Gay We Trust: How Do We Tackle PTSD In The LGBTQ+ Community?

The trauma many of us continue to face in the queer community is like an invisible war. 

In Gay We Trust: Devising a Plan for Mourning in America

The long-term emotional trauma after the pandemic has yet to be spoken about seriously on a public stage. It's time to start the discussion. 

In Gay We Trust: Queer Liberation Is Far From Over

Fifty years of protesting and we still haven't achieved full equality, yet... 

In Gay We Trust: How To Have Pride In A Pandemic

Fifty years of pride celebrations cannot be ignored, even in quarantine. 

A Commencement Address for All Queer College Grads

A very wise activist has a special message to LGBTQ people facing an uncertain future.