Category Archives: Civil Rights

The SCOTUS Same Sex Marriage Case Plaintiffs Sound Off on the Mormon Church and Call for a Boycott

A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter to the Mormon Church over its new change of policy. That policy not only compared the act of a loving commitment in a same sex marriage to the sin of murder, it … Continue reading

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What a Transphobic Texas Teacher Needs to Learn from an Amazing Transgender Five-Year Old

In Texas, the latest punch in the “religious freedom” strategy has been thrown. Previously, the anti-gay movement enlisted cake bakers, florists and a hapless county clerk, Kim Davis (you’ve heard of her, right?). The latest to step up to the … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Invites Pope Francis to Friday Dinner to Hang Out With His Family

The pope visits America. A gay dad invites him to dinner with his family while he is here. Here is why and what the dad hopes to accomplish. Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Clerk Kim Davis and the Pseudo Christian Martyrs

As Kim Davis strives for religious martyrdom, she appears to be less saint and more George Wallace, bringing to mind one of the most shameful moments of the civil rights movements in the sixties. Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off On the Pawn for the Homophobia Industry Refusing to Do Her Job

Along the metaphorical highway on the journey to LGBT civil rights, there are many collisions. These are when willful ignorance runs headlong into justice. Few of these are as fascinating as the wreck taking place in Rowan County Kentucky. It … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Those Questioning Whether or Not Caitlyn Jenner is a Hero

When I was ten years old, I remember waking up in bed, cuddled up in my sheet from the night before. As I lay there day dreaming, I tucked the sheet around me imagining it to be a flowing ball … Continue reading

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Would You Invite a Homophobic Judgmental Christian to Your Same Sex Wedding?

On the Friday of the Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling, the news hit like a rainbow colored Tsunami. As I woke up that morning, I got a message from my friend Kevin of Stop-Homophobia. As one of my marriage equality … Continue reading

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