Category Archives: News

A Gay Dad Take on New Books by Barney Frank and Michelangelo Signorile: Do They Make Up the New Bible for Our Movement?

  For years, the radical anti-gay movement has made a paranoid case that “the gay agenda” was an actual book published in 1990. That book was called After the Ball: How America Will Conquer Its Fear and Hatred of Gays … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Letter to Gay Teen, Austin Wallis, and the High School That Rejected Him

The world of teens and tweens can be a treacherous one. As the dad to two 12 year olds, I see it as a world where childhood cushions and play have fallen away and new, somewhat complex challenges have emerged. … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Letter to the School Seeking to Censor a Mural of a Kiss

The kiss. For some reason, it, and the experience of giving and getting one, is a completely integrated aspect of the high school experience. While puckers may have been planted in earlier years, it is the high school ones that … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Rose McGowan on Lessons Learned

Rose McGowan’s opinions have been all over social media the past few weeks. She started in an interview with a now infamous diss that gay men are “more misogynistic than hetero men”. She then “apologized”. In the Huffington Post, she … Continue reading

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A Survival Guide for Christians Who Have Been Fighting Against Marriage Equality

Many of us have been in the Marriage Equality war for a long, long time. I remember a drag queen host taking the microphone at San Jose Pride about a dozen years ago. She saw a group with “Freedom to … Continue reading

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Freedom Reigns Over Hate

Let’s pause to celebrate another victory, where human rights wins over hate. Scott Lively’s race to spread hatred around the world has been stopped in Uganda! Let freedom reign high, but the vigilance to keep hatred from ruling and ruining … Continue reading

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Congratulations Oregon

You have now entered the equal zone! I am proud to know that the place of my birth is now giving same sex couples the rights we all enjoy. More work needs to be done, but for now we celebrate … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Celebrities Gay Sex Lives

by guest blogger Ken Jansen Reading an announcement about Jodie Foster’s recent marriage to Alexandra Hedison, I was appalled by some of the comments after the article. “I guess she’s ashamed of who she is. That’s the impression you get … Continue reading

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How a Teen, Thrown From His Home for Being Gay, was Arrested and Tortured

A few weeks ago, I told the story of a teen named Corey who was driven from his birth home when his parents found out he was gay, and into the arms of a loving home that rescued him.  His … Continue reading

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How Can We Stop a Modern-Day Russian Adolf Hitler?

“Participation in these games must not be construed to be an endorsement of the policies and practices of the Russian government,” said a leader of the American Olympic Committee and the anti-boycott forces. “Measures have been adopted to ensure that … Continue reading

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