Category Archives: Gay Issues

Coming Out at Work: A Decision That Could be Life-Changing

I have had two jobs where I came out of the closet; one was a big mistake and the other was the right thing to do. For many gay people, deciding to

Conservatives Want to Cure Gays and Stone Them

I always find it interesting when a heterosexual thinks they have the ability to understand what makes someone gay. Texas governor Rick Perry compared being gay to being an alcoholic. Speaking in

Michael Sam Knocks Down another Wall for Gay Rights

I am not a football fan in even the least sense of the word. In fact, if I was having difficulty sleeping, watching a football game would surely end my bout of

Tolerating the Intolerant: Conservatives Criticize Liberals for Their Intolerance

There is an argument that conservatives like to make about liberals who espouse tolerance and who take stands against acts of intolerance, are being intolerant themselves for not tolerating the intolerance. As

Crossing the Line: Religious Freedom or Religious Imposition

Recently, several conservative states have introduced legislation to allow businesses and self-employed individuals to refuse service to others on the grounds of religious beliefs, thus allowing discrimination. Though the laws are differently

The Importance of Coming Out: For those Heterosexuals who cannot Understand

There was a time in American history that certain light-skinned African-Americans – those who could – would pass themselves off as white, which was known as “passing“, before the Civil Rights era.

Open Letter to President Obama: Offer Political Asylum to Gay Russians

Dear President Obama, Last night I had myself a good cry. The reason being is that watching the news on MSNBC, I saw some of my gay brothers being treated brutally by

Rule of Law vs The U.S. Constitution: Majorities Cannot Decide the Rights of Minorities

Recently, I listened to an Oklahoma news-person give his opinion concerning Virginia’s state attorney general, Mark R. Herring decision not to defend that state’s ban on same-sex marriage. His opinion was that

Marriage Equality Coming to Oklahoma: Judge Rules State Ban Unconstitutional

Though same-sex couples will still have to wait for the appeals process to be worked through, eventually, gay people will be able to marry in my conservative state of Oklahoma. Governor Mary

No Such Thing as a Gay Lifestyle or a Gay Agenda

Recently, Robin Roberts of “Good Morning America” came out by simply posting a comment on her Facebook page for the holidays, saying: “I am grateful to God, my doctors and nurses for