Category: Human Rights

Corey Stewart, you’re an idiot!
Who is today’s winner of the “You’re an idiot!” rant from “Six Degrees of Separation,” featuring “The Force Awakens” director J.J. Abrams? Why, none other than Confederate wannabe Corey Stewart, [...]
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Seven Principles for Young Advocates
Below is something I drafted for a group of high school students visiting from the Bronx whom I am meeting this afternoon to talk about GLAA’s work. I also developed [...]
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Richard Grenell as NATO Ambassador?
Jonathan Merritt writes in The Atlantic that President* Trump is reportedly considering naming gay conservative Richard Grenell as his ambassador to NATO. Interestingly, many anti-gay evangelical Christians are not squawking [...]
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A toast for GLAA’s 46th
(Photo from 2016 GLAA anniversary by Michael Key/Washington Blade) Closing Toast Rick Rosendall, immediate past president GLAA 46th Anniversary Awards Reception Policy Restaurant and Lounge April 20, 2017 Good evening, [...]
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Jason Chaffetz announces retirement from House
Strike up the band! Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), one of the worst homophobes in the U.S. House of Representatives and a frequent meddler in D.C. affairs, announced today that he [...]
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Jimmy Carter’s Christianity
(Photo by Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times) My thoughts on Easter morning, prompted by Jimmy Carter’s responses to Nicholas Kristof in NYT: Jimmy Carter is a decent man. In describing [...]
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Out: How to Help Stop Chechnya’s Gay Concentration Camps
The persecution of gay people in Chechnya has only worsened since I wrote about it in my Blade column last week. Hilton Dresden at Out magazine lists several things you [...]
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Holocaust Denial Creeps, or Stumbles, into the WH Briefing Room
He actually said even Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons. And it gets worse. I don’t have the stomach to go into it all right now. But dear Mr. Spicer, did [...]
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Nebraska State Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That Struck Down Nation’s Last Ban On LGBT Adoption
Joe My God reports on the ACLU reaction: The Nebraska Supreme Court today upheld a lower court decision which strikes down a decades old ban on gay and lesbian foster [...]
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