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Desecrating Maya Angelou’s funeral

Desecrating Maya Angelou’s funeral

Jun. 15 | When news circulated that the notorious Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, was planning to protest the “home-going” service of our nation’s most beloved citizen, poet, author, civil rights activist, and sister-sage to us all, Dr. Maya...

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Monogamous: To Be or Not to Be?

Nov. 20 | The one thing you don’t expect to see in any of the Bible Belt states (where most have amended their constitutions to define marriage between one man and one woman) is an organization promoting polyamory. Last month at Atlanta’s Pride Parade...

The Matthew Shepard we don’t know

The Matthew Shepard we don’t know

Oct. 30 |               There are numerous hagiographies on the Matthew Shepard murder. Twenty years after Shepard’s murder, they’re being challenged. Are we ready for the tale investigative journalist Stephen Jimenez,...

It’s time to pay attention to LGBT domestic violence in communities of color

It’s time to pay attention to LGBT domestic violence in communities of color

Oct. 16 | Every Monday morning Alex (not his real name) and I met for breakfast at our favorite dive in Harvard Square. I would notice visible bruises and cuts on his face, arms, and legs, but assumed the black and blue marks were simply par for the course...

Tom Joyner’s homophobic message to Black community is sad but no surprise

Tom Joyner’s homophobic message to Black community is sad but no surprise

May. 22 |     On May 1, Jason Collins, the 7’-0” center for the Washington Wizards and a former Boston Celtic, came out. His statement — “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m Black. And I’m gay” — made the cover story for the May 6...

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

Jan. 29 |   This January 1 marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. The original purpose for the document core to President Abraham Lincoln’s presidency may have been to free slaves, or it may have been solely a strategic move to...

Obama harkens back to slavery with ‘states’ rights’ for same-sex marriage

Obama harkens back to slavery with ‘states’ rights’ for same-sex marriage

Nov. 30 |     Last July, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Americans and our allies celebrated New York State becoming the sixth and largest state to allow same-sex marriage. And, of course, it sent an urgent message to President...