Opinion

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GOP is not embracing gays, no matter what Peter Thiel says

Peter Thiel, Trump's gay surrogate, doesn't speak for the interests of all LGBTQ people.

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After Orlando, LGBTQ movement grieves

Around the globe, rainbow flags fly at half-mast. Orlando was not so much of a wake-up call, but rather a reminder. First we mourn, then we act.

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Gay PW writer wins the wine at Yale reunion storyfest

"This story," I said, "goes a little beyond quirky. Maybe kinky is the more appropriate word." I set the scene in the dark shadows of AIDS in mid-80s NYC.

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An appreciation of Oliver Sacks, 82

Sacks' writing chronicled case histories of his brain-disordered patients whose challenges were detailed in sympathetic and fascinating ways.

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An American evolution: pride, love and rethinking social change

This past weekend millions of people celebrated a giant step forward on this nation's evolutionary path - the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

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A love story for Gay Pride Month, with Confederate flag

Rick heard my lecture about racism and what that starred and barred flag projected to the world.

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Indiana "religious freedom" bill: bad for state and my family

"It appalls me that our legislators used my tax dollars to create, lobby for, and now defend a law that opens the door for discrimination against gays and lesbians."

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Lesbians who chose visibility: Unsung heroes of women's movement

You don't always recognize heroes by how many bows they take or by the awards bestowed upon them.

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Ice buckets, Cuba, walking and wills

"Instead of competing against each other for precious donor dollars, the whole nation ought to join in a mass movement for universal health care."

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Cop stop: Driving while gay

The police officer ordered us all out of the car. Shortly, another police car pulled up and two more officers joined the first.

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