Reflection on St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church’s first ceremony for a same-sex couple. by Neil Ellis Orts In many ways, the most remarkable thing about the day was how ordinary it all seemed. On March 17, people gathered at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on West Alabama much as they do on any other Sunday morning. The [...]
Some days start out historic. The gay civil rights movement has reached the Supreme Court — a milestone by any measure. We won’t know what the justices will decide until June, but it is not too early to reflect on how we got here.
I’d been on the air at Mix 96.5 for about two weeks when Randy from Baytown called in to request “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz. Ooh, my first gay request in Houston!
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, himself a Republican, recently announced that the Republican Party needs to stop being the Party of Stupid.
Commentary. There were not a whole lot of gay people who will forget this: “Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law.” That was the first time the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community was mentioned in an inaugural address.
From the White House: “Every single American—gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender—every single American deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and in the eyes of our society.”
Three states — Colorado, Washington and Oregon — have marijuana legalization proposals on the ballot, and it won’t be surprising if at least one of them passes. Not medical marijuana, mind you, but the regulation and selling of small quantities for recreational use.
On September 7, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe’s penned a scathing response to Burns, stating, among other things: “I can assure you that gay people getting married will have zero effect on your life. They won’t come into your house and steal your children. They won’t magically turn you into a lustful c**kmonster.”