Posts Tagged ‘gay’
Irritated Genie

This Weekend at The Dock Bookshop: Hate Speech!

Kristian Lin
This Saturday afternoon, The Dock Bookshop hosts a meet-and-greet luncheon with author Ayo Kimathi a.k.a. The Irritated Genie of Soufeese. He then travels to the Aletheia Temple Church to give a lecture on his latest book, Effe...


CHRIS GORRIE (courtesy FWPD)

Fort Worth Welcomes Gay Cops

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth police detective Chris Gorrie identifies himself as gay on a YouTube video to let others know that a gay man can work at the Fort Worth police force and be supported by his peers, or at least not have to endure confr...



Arizona SB 1062

I Am From Arizona. I Am Embarrassed.

Kristian Lin
I wasn’t born in Arizona, but I lived there through my childhood years into my 20s. My family is still there. I’m usually proud to fly the state flag. The last few days, not so much. That’s because the state legislature p...


SAM

Way to Go, Michael Sam

Anthony Mariani
I played college ball. Small-time but still. Some of our coaches and several teammates had coached and played on the D-I level, and they said that we D-II student-athletes worked just as hard as they did in the big leagues. We ...



rainbow flag

DOMA, Prop. 8 Are Dead

Kristian Lin
Despite his latest venture, this isn’t such a good day for Rick Santorum and the rest of the “we hate gays” lobby, as the national headlines are dominated by the Supreme Court striking down the Defense of Marr...


Robbie Rogers

Robbie Rogers Is Gay (Yay!)

Kristian Lin
Since I’m the soccer guy on this website, I need to take note of an American soccer player who shook up the sport over the weekend, and it wasn’t because of anything he did on the field. (“Pitch! The word is pitch!” scr...



Anable: “Without training, enforcement, and evaluation, policies are just pretty pieces of paper.”  Andrew McLemore

Better on Bullying

Fort Worth school trustees make a strong statement on treatment of LBGT kids.
ANDREW MCLEMORE
Without public discussion or argument, the Fort Worth school board took action two weeks ago to give the district one of the most comprehensive policies in the country for protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT...


The Week in Gay Rights

Kristian Lin
What a month of May it’s been, huh? Let’s recap: Last week, Romney’s openly gay national security/foreign policy spokesman Richard Grenell resigned from the campaign amid disputed reports that he was pressured to stay in ...



Rick Perry vs. The Gays

Kristian Lin
This is pretty sad. Our governor is trying to resurrect his gaffe-prone presidential campaign by appealing to Iowa’s evangelical voters, and he has chosen gay-baiting as a way to do that. Yesterday Perry assailed the Obam...


J. Edgar: Hoover Ville

An FBI director’s fascinating life turns into this dull biopic.
KRISTIAN LIN
Mark Harris recently wrote that while film critics often slam a movie whose directors and/or actors are better than its weak script, those same critics hardly ever claim the reverse, that a movie’s great script is butchered b...