To permit the denial of services to same-sex couples fails to uphold equal rights for LGBT people; whether the discrimination is based religion should be irrelevant.
I hope the violence of the past week will become a turning point that tips us toward long-needed reform, and away from brutality and hate.
Kari Hong: The Pulse nightclub victims died in a space that was more sacred than what the word nightclub conveys.
Non-violent prejudice is still prejudice, and there’s always the threat that it can tip the unhinged into atrocities like we saw in Orlando.
These laws are wrong and are beneath the dignity of us all.
One wonders whether the backlash is more an effort to garner good PR than it is genuine, deep-seated offense at egregious public policy.
Taking the NBA and NCAA to task for their tepid response to the North Carolina law that limits protections for the LGBT community.
Young people with their lives ahead of them are acquiring HIV at unprecedented rates. They deserve to know the facts.
One could hardly tell from the media’s preoccupation with all things papal that Islam, not Catholicism, is the fastest growing religion in the world.
Bernie Sanders, despite some stylistic gaffes, was the clear winner.
On this Bisexual Awareness Day, considering the role that faith communities can -- and should -- play in welcoming believers of all sexualities.
There is no ambiguity in this late summer sideshow. The Kentucky County Clerk’s refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is unconstitutional.
It was easy for me to condemn Josh Duggar. I abhor his values, I disagree with his politics. But what if it had been a prominent feminist or gay rights...
In Indiana's law allowing businesses to turn away customers they find objectionable on religious grounds, religion is not a lovely fig leaf concealing ugly malice. It is the root, the...
How often do elected officials, working in the fishbowl of public life, get to publicly enjoy themselves in the company of their peers and constituents?
Campaign! Donate! Volunteer! But what happens when there are more issues to feel passionate about than there are hours in the day? Elissa Ely on the very real phenomenon of...
Why the most prominent African American writer of the civil rights era, the man Malcolm X called "the poet of the revolution," is as relevant as ever.
It does not diminish Jenner’s personal courage to suggest that a Hollywood self-promoter is not the right person to represent the struggle for transgender acceptance.
A look at inclusivity in the arts after a controversial decision by students at Mount Holyoke College to retire Eve Ensler's groundbreaking play.
In a largely inscrutable recent media announcement, church leaders transmitted some promising progressive messages between the lines.