Despite significant progress in gay rights and economic power in some quarters, middle and lower class LGBT individuals can be more vulnerable to institutional homophobia and to violence in public spaces, and may suffer from a dual discrimination.
Tennessee’s proposed ban on discussing homosexuality is, of course, more about the “homo” than the “sexuality.”
Teen birth rate in the U.S. continues to decline; former anti-abortion leader/Catholic excorcist accused of “inappropriate relations” with women; Florida “Choose Life” law may be re-written; new Lifetime show presents natural chidlbirth as moronic; and the battle over homosexuality all over Africa.
Margaret Cho on the stigma associated with HIV and AIDS; Mississippi is in need of some serious comprehensive sex-ed; and Texas still criminalizes homosexuality?
Meet Wade Richards: Christine O’Donnell’s former outreach director for The Savior’s Alliance for Lifting the Truth, a gay man who used to rail against homosexuality with O’Donnell. When he shared his confusion over his sexuality with O’Donnell – she promptly ignored him.
In an open letter, Martin Ssempa, the controversial fundamentalist Christian Pastor of Makerere Community Church in Uganda chides Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church for his recent statement on the proposed “anti-gay” law in Uganda.
Yes, I mean Rwanda, and yes, indeed yet another country in sub-Saharan Africa–one which has made such vast progress from the genocide of a decade ago–appears ready to vote to criminalize the existence of a whole class of people.
A new report, released by Political Research Associates, connects the dots between U.S. conservatives, African churches and a growing homophobia – with frightening results.
Tolerance, apparently, is Enemy Number 1, especially in places where the Catholic Church’s sphere of social and political influence is intact, but waning.
The U.S. must squarely face the hypocrisy of countries, like Senegal, that support crucial HIV-prevention efforts for men who have sex with men while simultaneously enforcing laws that criminalize homosexual conduct.