At stake in this situation may be the future of democracy and what it means to be an informed citizenry. I don't believe I'm overstating the importance, and for a gay man to be at the heart of it is important. Will the LGBT community stop focusing solely on Gay Marriage long enough to recognize the turning point we are at here with this case and with Bradley Manning?
The Pennsylvania legislature’s LGBT Equality Caucus and other legislative supporters will hold a Capitol news conference Tuesday to announce the largest-ever list of sponsors for non-discrimination legislation and a new major corporate supporter of the bills. Results of a recent poll about the bills also will be announced. The news conference will be held at 10
The cycles and dynamics which are both inevitable and avoidable are modulated and remedied by learning to listen to one another with an inquisitive desire to understand the other's history.
Casting your ballot is just the first step in making our democratic process work for us, the citizens. You can make a difference, by getting engaged, and a personal letter is the easiest way to do that. This post explains how to be successful in getting your voice heard by your elected officials.
In families; neighborhoods; schools; businesses; organizations; churches; clubs; towns; and in any way in which we organize people- there is someone, not wanting to be the first to speak up, and today, I wonder- will you follow Collins lead and stop waiting for it to be someone else, and have it be you?
Last night, Lawrenceville, already overrun by hipsters welcomed every other creative loving person and anyone else out for a free good time. This was the 16th annual event, and you may not know it but I helped design the very first Art All Night poster. I often see a few things that really rock my
Breaking News: ACLU Warns High School Principal Who Removed Transgender Pennsylvania Student from Prom King Ballot
Schools should be fostering an inclusive environment where all students are allowed to be themselves instead of needlessly making students feel stigmatized for being who they are.
Last month, I wrote about seeing Thurgood at the Pittsburgh Public Theater, and this week, I’ll be seeing Clybourne Park and writing about it too. The two shows are utterly different, and I’m looking forward to seeing what I will find to say. One of the great advantages to living here in Pittsburgh, in my opinion,
The homo-haters have been out to get the SPLC due to their monitoring of hate and extremism. But I wonder if this is really a story about the need to stop gun violence with better laws. Floyd Corkins, the man who attempted to enter the Family Research Council's headquarters in DC and shoot people has been sentenced to 45 years in jail.