Posts tagged "Gay rights"

Breaking news:Change is the new black

The world is changing. Whether we like it or not, things aren’t what they used to be. People should be able to describe themselves however they like. Some will say the world isn’t ready for a prominent transgender person having a lead role on a television show no more than they are ready for an... Read more »

A critique of the Republican Party

A critique of the Republican Party
BLOGGER’S NOTE: I am not a Republican nor a Democrat. I have voted for candidates in the two major political parties along with the Libertarian Party. The critique is something I have noticed for quite sometime. The Republican Party has an image problem. The problem lies in the perception of the Grand Old Party. Its... Read more »

Hypocrites Run Amuck In The African American Clergy Coalition

You might have noticed a lot of stupid people said a lot of stupid things last week. Racism,homophobia,sexism,cognative dissonance,etc. It was all there for you. Today, I’m going after the sacred cow in the black community: The church. The church is a big part of African-American history. During segregation, the church operated as the only... Read more »
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Fanning The Flames Since 1978 endorses LeAlan Jones for U.S. Congress

Fanning The Flames Since 1978 endorses LeAlan Jones for U.S. Congress
More of the same or something different is what the voters in the 2nd Congressional District will have to choose from when they step into the voting booth tomorrow. For historical purposes, let’s talk about what more of the same has done. The past three congressmen (Gus Savage, Mel Reynolds, and Jesse Jackson Jr) have... Read more »

If you think what Chris Culliver said was bad,go to a Baptist church next Sunday

If you think what Chris Culliver said was bad,go to a Baptist church next Sunday
  “I don’t do the gay guys man, I don’t do that. No, we don’t got no gay people on the team, they gotta get up out of here if they do. Can’t be with that sweet stuff. Nah…can’t be…in the locker room man. Nah.” To most people, the comments made by San Francisco 49ers... Read more »

The 1960's sit-ins cannot be compared to the gay marriage debate

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I want to clear something up. I support gay marriage. I publically supported this before the President did. I wrote a blog about it last year (click here). I understand how some people want nothing to do with Chick-Fil-A because of the comments made by their owner. The millions of dollars the Chick-Fil-A owner donated... Read more »
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So Frank Ocean likes men and women. Who Cares??

So Frank Ocean likes women…and men. Recently, R&B crooner Frank Ocean disclosed that he is a bisexual. Does it change the fact that he is a gifted entertainer? No. Will some of his fans look at him differently? Yes, they will. And that will depend on their own beliefs about bisexual people. Say what you... Read more »

African-American rights and LGBT rights aren't the same

The comparison between gay rights and the rights of African-Americans has been made in recent years. Some even say that they are one in the same. That comparison is wildly inaccurate. I believe that the struggle for rights in gay community does mirror the plight of African-Americans to a certain extent. That is where the... Read more »