Tag Archives: GLBT

The Bystander Effect

I was just so livid with “my side” this morning that I couldn’t stand to wait to reach out to you until I got to a computer. I just wanted you to know that I do NOT approve of the violent, sexually-charged threats that were made against you. I am so sorry that you have […]

With Gay Guys Like These…

Meet Peter Jenkins. Peter is a Gay Go Getter profiled in the Louisiana version of that Examiner newspaper in May for his go-getterness.  Peter wanted to attend a Victory Fund Training as a start to his dream of being the first openly-gay Louisiana legislator! But it’s not just glory he seeks.  Peter Jenkins is concerned about important issues. […]

Safe Spaces for Gay Youth

Last issue, Steve Charing highlighted the opening of The Den (Baltimore OUTloud, The Den Opens Its Doors to LGBT Youth),  a safe space for GLBT youth ages 13 to 24. Kalima Young, one of the driving forces behind The Den, told Steve that “youth have suffered from our unwillingness as adults to address structural issues […]

DOMA and the Reckoning

A few months ago, Huffington Post featured the story of Kathryn Lehman, a Republican lawyer who helped pass the 1996 law the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as between one man and one woman. HuffPo heralded Lehman – who has now come out as a lesbian – for now lobbying to repeal the law.