While the jury is still out on whether or not the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will still stand, how can this affect straight marriages, already acknowledged by law? What is it about the idea of gay marriage that seems to threaten people so much that they try to pass laws against it?
Invincible, proud, determined, excited and waving the rainbow flag. That's often the stereotypical view of a teen that comes out of the closet. On the other hand, they also often feel isolated, afraid, broken and not quite capable of fitting in. Regardless of the perspective, there can be one small, yet very large perception that get's overlooked and leads teens into sexual hot water!
The Supreme Court to Decide on Gay Marriage and Rob Portman Comes Out!
Larry Cappel is a trained relationship coach and a licensed marriage and family therapist. He can be reached through his website if you'd like to talk about any aspect of your relationship.
Olly olly, oxen free! In the children’s game Hide and Seek, the players stay hidden until found or called to come out of their hiding spots. As adults, if we stay hidden we pay a high price for our invisibility.
Do all the labels dilute the message of sexual equality?
In the latest headline news, and in advance of his book, "The Soundtrack of My Life," music mogul Clive Davis plucks the third letter — "B" for bisexual — from the LGBT acronym to define his own sexual orientation.
One Catholic school administrator lost his job. Would you sacrifice yours?
Mike Moroski, 12-year teaching veteran at Purcell Marian High School in Cincinnati, is now unemployed because he took a stand and expressed his beliefs about gay marriage. Now the question arises: Was it all worth it?
Flippant, snarky, quck to the quip or CONFIDENT? Are gay men really the masters at this thing?
Have you ever met a person that they moment they open their mouth you think, “What a cocky #@$%!”
Mr. Swagger with the "Hey babes," dropping like flies
The Gal with the chastity belt so tight that she reeks of Essence de' BITCH
And, of course the "I've got the answer for everything and you don't" person
Irritating, frustrating, and completely draining. Yet, on the other hand, might there just be a chance that these people are confident and not cocky assholes?
Gay or human, you be the judge...just don't be too judgmental this Valentines Day!
Sexual, kinky, all about the chase, never about love. Really? That’s who you are? No? Oh, then you must be talking about gay men! Whew! I wouldn’t want to mistake any of you heterosexuals as being like gay men, especially this close to Valentine’s Day.
In the playbook of sexuality is there a defensive line for not being homosexual? Don’t think so!
Let's be honest. Manti Te'o and your stalker please leave the news headlines. I'm sure Manti would appreciate that. And as for the confused Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, while molestation may have led to some of your actions, being gay is in the DNA and not to be compared to a "drug addiction." If you want to be cured then go to a liars anonymous group to be healed or continue to chat with Dr. Phil because he's bound to get you straightened out.
... and why I've been coming out of the closet for my entire life.
The moment I was born, I had my first "coming out" experience. Of course, it meant nothing to me — my mental capacity was yet incapable of grasping what "coming out" and being gay meant. Still, the DNA wire crossing was complete, never to be undone.
A gay parent's perspective on talking with your children.
If you have come to the realization that you’re gay and you’ve got kids, I’m sure you are stressed and worried about the impact it could have on your kids AND you are probably wondering what your experience will be like as a gay parent. Therefore, I thought it would be helpful to talk about specific age groups and what the experiences can be like for both you and your kids.