Work has kept me from commenting much on anything, but I wanted to take a moment, on National Coming Out Day, to address the recent anti-bullying efforts in response to the horrific spate of gay teenager suicides.
I’ve spent a good decade now overcoming the consequences of my own terrible decision to remain in the closet about my bisexuality. I take responsibility for that decision, and all the stupid decisions that followed. That does not change the fact that growing up LGBT in the mid 1980’s was about a million times worse than it is today. Not even Elton John, […]Full Story... →
Lisa Renee at Glass City Jungle asks the following about Nickie Antonio becoming the first openly gay legislator elected to the Ohio Statehouse.
Yes, that’s correct, Lisa.? If you’re just a male, or a female, elected to the state legislature, you’re not really all that big of a deal.? If you’re the very first openly gay legislator in Ohio history, if you were the first woman elected to a state office […]Full Story... →
Modern conservatism at work:
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Knoxville’s police chief says the man accused of a shooting that killed two people at a Tennessee church targeted the congregation because of its liberal social stance.
Chief Sterling Owen IV said Monday that police found a letter in Jim D. Adkisson’s car. Owen said Adkisson was apparently frustrated over being out of work and had a “stated hatred of the liberal movement.”
Adkisson is charged with first-degree murder. Police say a gunman entered the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church during a children’s performance Sunday. No children were hurt.
The church […]Full Story... →
So let me see, first you meet with these guys:
WASHINGTON (CNN) –- An official from the Log Cabin Republicans organization says the group representing gay Republicans has had a series of meetings with presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain.
Then turn around and meet with this guy (and friends):
June 26, 2008 2:56 PM
A late update to the schedule today — at 2:30 pm ET, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., met with some local conservative leaders.
Specifically, he’ll be meeting with Phil Burress, Mike Gonidakis, Harvey Hook, Chris Long, Dr. Jack Willke, […]Full Story... →
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