Tag Archives: Homosexuality

Harvey Wasserman : Our Gay Commander-in-Chief

President James Buchanan. Image from Encyclopedia Dickensonia.‘Mister Fancy’ James Buchanan:Our gay Commander-in-Chief By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / December 20, 2010 As “conservatives” scream and yell about gays in the military, they might remember that in all likelihood … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Our Gay Commander-in-Chief

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Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast

Gay rights activist cheer after a session at the city’s assembly in Mexico City last December. Photo by Daniel Aguilar / Reuters.Mexico City sanctions gay marriage:Catholic Church warns of Sodom and Gomorrah In Morelia, Michoacan, Bishop Alfredo India added to … finish reading Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast

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Stonewall Was a Riot : Gay Liberation and the Struggle for Social Change

The Stonewall Rebellion, June 28, 1969. Top photo © Fred McDarrah.The Stonewall Rebellion, the fight for gay liberation and the Sixties movement for social change By Michael Bronski / The Rag Blog / June 27, 2009[With a response by Allen … finish reading Stonewall Was a Riot : Gay Liberation and the Struggle for Social Change

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New York : Radical Queers Remember Stonewall With Spirited March

Photo by Andrew Hinderaker. Queers, allies and residents of the park took to the streets and marched to the Stonewall Inn to the applause of people on the sidewalks as we chanted “We will not be quiet! Stonewall was a … finish reading New York : Radical Queers Remember Stonewall With Spirited March

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Oscars 2009 : Sean Penn: ‘You, Commie, homo-loving sons of guns…’

Sean Penn Wins for “Milk” — Acceptance Speech Sean Penn: ‘For those who saw the signs of hatred as our cars drove in tonight, I think it’s a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage … finish reading Oscars 2009 : Sean Penn: ‘You, Commie, homo-loving sons of guns…’

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Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

Civil rights pioneer Bayard Rustin was fired from the Friendship for Reconciliation, a pacifist group, for being gay. The way anti-gay bigotry works is that a great deal of the violence and suffering is conducted away from the public eye. … finish reading Bigotry Still Rules : The Special Suffering of Gay Americans

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Richard Rodriquez : Why Churches Fear Gay Marriage

Author Richard Rodriguez is Mexican-American, gay and a practicing Catholic. Photo by Christine Alicino / salon.com. As the American family fractures and the majority of women choose to live without men, churches are losing their grip on power and scapegoating … finish reading Richard Rodriquez : Why Churches Fear Gay Marriage

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BOOKS / Edward Carpenter : A Life of Liberty and Love

A Pioneer’s Life Richly Rendered:Sheila Rowbotham offers the comprehensive, critical, contextualized biography Edward Carpenter deserves. By Doug Ireland Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and LoveBy Sheila Rowbotham / Verso / 565 pages, $39.95. When Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) broke free … finish reading BOOKS / Edward Carpenter : A Life of Liberty and Love

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Quickie Questionaire : How Long Have You been a Heterosexual?

The Heterosexual Questionaire : Turning the other cheek.The Heterosexual Questionnaire was created back in 1972 to put heterosexual people in the shoes of a gay person for just a moment. Questions and assumptions made of Gays and Lesbians that are … finish reading Quickie Questionaire : How Long Have You been a Heterosexual?

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Replacement For ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ : ‘Don’t Care’

Congress Revisits Military’s Policy On GaysBy David Welna / July 24, 2008 More than 12,000 gay men and women have been expelled from the U.S. armed forces since the Pentagon’s policy of “don’t ask, don’t tell” took effect 15 years … finish reading Replacement For ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ : ‘Don’t Care’

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African Anglican Leaders Call For Ouster of Gay Bishop

Rev. Gene Robinson touring stalls at Lambeth. He is not invited to the conference itself. Photo by Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images.‘Should resign for good of the church…’By Riazat Butt / July 22, 2008 Rev. Gene Robinson, the gay bishop … finish reading African Anglican Leaders Call For Ouster of Gay Bishop

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Taking the Bible to Court

Ned Flanders of The Simpsons agrees with Bible publishers Zondervan and Thomas Nelson that homosexuals are “wicked” and won’t go to Heaven.Bible Publishers Sued for Anti-Gay References By Rick Pedraza / July 10, 2008 A Michigan man is seeking $70 … finish reading Taking the Bible to Court

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