Madonna Stands Up for LGBT Rights In Russia

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By Alex Temblador Russia has been in the news lately when it comes to LGBT rights. First, we learned that the World Cup will be hosted in Russia in 2018 which caused a backlash among many well-known LGBT soccer players like Robbie Rogers. With Russia’s anti-gay laws and intense homophobia, Robbie Rogers has even stated […]

A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to the Christian Billboard Couple: Get Your Homophobic Messaging Out of the Faces of Our LGBT Kids

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Two years ago Richard and Betty Odgaard humiliated a gay couple. After a long tour of the Görtz Haus in Grimes, Iowa, Lee Stafford and Jared Ellers were informed that they would not be welcomed to engage the establishment for their wedding because they were gay. After the story hit at the time, I decided […]

5,000 Naked Kenyans May Protest Obama’s Views on Homosexuality

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By Alex Temblador   Obama will be arriving in Kenya, his ancestral home, today as part of a two-nation tour in Africa, with a trip to Ethiopia to follow. However, his arrival may be met with 5,000 naked Kenyans, a protest against Obama’s support of the LGBT community. The Republican Liberty Party is very anti-LGBT […]

A Gay Dad’s Requiem for a Little Boy Named Zachary, Killed Because He Might Become Gay

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By Rob Watson When my sons were very little, about three years old, there were times when I would sit back and just marvel at them.  Here were these incredible little boys exploring and reacting to the world around them.  Since my sons are “almost twins”, only four months apart in age having been born […]

A Gay Dad Mourns the Loss of Joe Bell, Killed in the Line of Duty (of Being a Dad)

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By Rob Watson “Making headway, one step at a time”. This was the last communication from Joe Bell on his epic quest to walk across the United States and do everything within his power to end bullying, intolerance and suicide. His journey was not the result of an idealistic publicity stunt. It was a mission. […]

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Tweeny-vision and the Bully Playground

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By: Rob Watson Jasmyn Smith committed suicide. According to her family and friends, she had endured “a year and a half of being heavily bullied, both at school and online”. She was…eleven. I cannot stand that this happened. I cannot stand that she was only a year older than my sons. I am sure that […]

Are You Feeling Some Homophobia-inspired PTSD After the Supreme Court Rulings?

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By: Rob Watson Unless you have been under a very heavy rock and buried deep in an undisclosed location, you know that the LGBT community scored significant legal wins at the Supreme Court last month. The Court decisions were not perfect mandates on equality—far from it, but they upheld the principles for which LGBT advocates […]

Homophobia’s Cruel Mothers Day

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By Rob Watson It was the Friday before Mother’s Day. I had published a blog piece on thenature of Mother’s Day and the celebration of all who feel mother love running through their souls. I was finishing up a high-tech piece at my desk at work when my work associate, Kathleen, approached. She politely interrupted me […]