October 11th is National Coming Out Day and my local PLFAG chapter (Parents and Family of Lesbians and Gays) along with the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) at Arizona Western College collaborated and hosted a screening in honor of the event. Several dozen met last evening … Continue reading Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are!
My brother recently took a huge step in his life and came out as gay. His situation is unique in that he had the opportunity to come out via national forum. Rod just completed his second term for the Young Democrats of America and decided … Continue reading Christian and Gay? MSNBC’s Interview with Snyder
I have always been proud to call Rod Snyder my brother, but never have I been as proud as I am today. My brother is wrapping up his presidency with the Young Democrats of America this week, and as he closes his term as the … Continue reading Coming Out to the Nation and Taking a Stand for Gay Rights
My heart skipped a beat when I received a text reading “Exodus International just announced they are shutting down!” I was so excited I had to reread the article several times. After thirty seven years of “Conversion Therapy” the leadership of Exodus International announced that … Continue reading The Downfall of Exodus International Signals For Change.
Yesterday was a special monumental day in American history. The Supreme Court overturned the portion of DOMA that was preventing gay and lesbian couples from having access to the same federal protections that heterosexual couples have always been entitled to. Prop 8 also had a favorable out come … Continue reading The Love Party: Celebrating the Downfall of DOMA
A friend of mine shared this video with me and I watched it through tears. The story of the untimely ending to Shane and Tom’s love is heartbreaking. It doesn’t matter what one’s sexual orientation is; love is love and loss is loss. The urgent … Continue reading Love Is Love