What One Lesbian’s Unanswered Question to Ben Carson Can Teach Us

A woman waded through the crowds at a Town Hall meeting in New York to ask Ben Carson just one question. She had thought long and hard on this question to maximize its impact. She was after all going to be talking to the man who just might be the next president of the United States. So, of course, she made some pointed inquiry concerning Carson’s political philosophy, right? Not so much. She didn’t ask Carson anything about himself. Instead, she asked Carson a question about herself. And it was Read more […]

Would Jesus Bake a Cake for a Gay Wedding? (Part 1)

Are you tired of talking about gay wedding cakes? I am too, actually. But do you know what I’m more tired of? People putting words in Jesus’ mouth. A lot of probably well-intentioned people are going around telling Christians that they need to act more like Jesus and bake some gay wedding cakes. I would really like to dispel some of the fog that hangs over their arguments like the San Francisco smug cloud. First, let’s start with the fact that Jesus hung out with prostitutes, tax-gatherers, Read more […]

Michael Sam Wants Equality … and Special Treatment

Some of you may know that Michael Sam made history (history, people!) by being the first openly gay man to be drafted into the NFL! We’re all supposed to stand up and cheer apparently. Other people are puzzled that he wasn’t picked up earlier in the draft, almost like he was picked up only so the NFL could avoid a PR nightmare: Why did it take so long for Sam to get drafted? Given that most seventh-round picks are largely throwaways, did the Rams draft Sam simply to save face for the league?   And, Read more […]