We must acknowledge how destructive he was

If I have to read another news story or opinion piece about how Senator Bob Dole, who died yesterday, was a “champion of bipartisanship” or an exemplar of bygone civility, a “Stalwart of the Senate,” I swear I’m going to lose my lunch, which I haven’t even eaten yet.


We don’t accept murderers, why accept homosexuality?

Are you an Evangelical Christian parent upset about new laws making it hard to force your transgender and gay kids into conversion therapy? Are you bummed states are banning the practice or cracking down on residential programs that don’t follow professional mental-health standards? …

No more elite international sport in nations that criminalize homosexuality

Across the globe, LGBTQ athletes at elite sporting events like the Olympics are either afraid to come out or become targets when they do. A lot has changed since closeted gay diver Greg Louganis set a brave example but counseled patience. …

The right to love is a fundamental human right

This Christmas, love battles hate

In Norway, Santa Claus and a director of the national post office have declared that human rights for LGBTQ people transcend politics, serving up love with a charming gay Christmas video guaranteed to melt the heart of the iciest Scrooge. …

James Finn

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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