Category Archives: Gay Marriage

Religious Extremism: Absolutism, Martyrdom and the Apocalypse

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:12 (KJV) The

“Religious Liberty’s” Slippery Slope

Because of “Religious Liberty”, an Oregon bakery owned by Aaron and Melissa Klein refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. They have been ordered by the Oregon Bureau of

Why Do You Care Who I Marry? Gays Want to Know

Same-sex Marriage is now legal in 30 states, and in the last several years, we have seen not only an escalation in gay rights and gay marriage, but also a sea change

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

The Imperial Governor: Oklahoma’s Mary Fallin Needs to Go

As a native and a resident of Oklahoma, I have seen many governors come and go. Some have been Republicans and some have been Democrats. Oklahoma may be a conservative state but

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

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