LGBTQ Pride in 2022 Should Be Transformed into Events Protesting Abortion Ban

It’s time for bold political statements, not fashion statements LGBTQ Pride Month is around the corner. Millions of people are carefully choosing their outfits. Fabulous floats are being festooned with fierceness and flair. I hate to throw cold water on the toasty Summer festivals, but considering the Supreme Court’s impending abortion ruling, this is a […]

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Laws Could be Circumvented by pro-LGBTQ Student-led Prayer  

It’s time to beat the Religious Right at their own game Under the guise of parent’s rights, evangelicals are hijacking public schools, banning books and working to render LGBTQ students invisible. The most notorious effort is Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law. The ambiguous wording of the law puts a chill on teachers trying to help […]

Hypocritical conservatives only feign concern for children when it’s politically convenient

Republicans often ignore predators when they are part of their team GOP rockstar Rep. Matt Gaetz presumably in a grooming session The Republican Party’s latest obsession with smearing LGBTQ people with vile accusations of child recruitment must be forcefully countered. This is the underlying lie in Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law, with Gov. Ron DeSantis’s press […]

Religious Right’s anger shows hollowness of recent political victories

The rise of the modern Religious Right began with Jerry Falwell’s Moral Majority. So, it must be bitterly ironic that they have reached their political zenith by surrendering their moral authority. Sure, they stand on the precipice of achieving some of their long-awaited political goals, but they have done so by transforming themselves rather than […]

The LGBTQ Community Must Lead the Worldwide Fight for Freedom and Democracy

By Wayne Besen Bad actors across the globe are attempting to remake the World Order into a dystopia that conjures the worst demons of the previous century. In every scenario where revanchist nations could potentially prevail, LGBTQ people’s lives would markedly deteriorate. It is up to the collective LGBTQ community, as well as individuals, to […]