T his week Gay Alcorn wrote about giving up alcohol for a month and how she was not prepared for the impact it had. She wrote:. I drank to pretend that my life was more interesting than it was, to escape from everyday problems, and because I enjoyed it.
Such practices have been rejected by every mainstream medical and mental health organization for decades, but due to continuing discrimination and societal bias against LGBTQ people, some practitioners continue to conduct conversion therapy. Minors are especially vulnerable, and conversion therapy can lead to depression, anxiety, drug use, homelessness, and suicide. Seven of these state laws were enacted under Republican governors.
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Republican State Rep. Candice Keller of Ohio became a trending topic on Twitter and was widely condemned on Monday for writing a now-deleted Facebook post that blamed two mass shootings that occurred over the past weekend on things as varied as same-sex marriage and marijuana. A gunman killed 22 people and injured others after opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday in an incident that is being investigated as domestic terrorism. In the early hours of Sunday, a shooter in Dayton, Ohio, killed nine people and wounded 27 others in a shooting rampage in the city's Oregon District.
In his just-released book In the Closet of the Vatican: power, homosexuality, hypocrisyFrench gay activist Frederic Martel posits that the majority of the priests, bishops and cardinals in the Vatican are gay. The Vatican is painted as a dysfunctional institution, rife with sexually active priests and bishops who frequent male prostitutes, and cover up their sins in ruthless ways. At almost pages this appears a serious book, fruit of four years of work, interviews in Rome and many other countries including 41 cardinals and 52 bishops and 45 nuncios and foreign ambassadorswith over a thousand statements plus a further pages of appendices to be made available in the web.
Just that sort of thing — relentlessly, globally, forever. So consider people so dense one imagines a microwaved cheeseburger where their brains should be — what about oppressed straight guys? Who will speak for them?
By Melisa Raney, with illustrations by Ian Berry. Melisa Raney is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Atlanta with her two children. The views expressed in this commentary are her own.
Top definition. That's so gay unknown. Phrase used to describe something lamedull or boring. Dad: Going to the family reunion will be a gay old time.
Yet surveying the various panel discussions left me confused. Gay people were once policed as criminal subversives, depicted in the popular culture as deviants, and pathologized by the medical establishment as mentally ill. Now most of America views homosexuality as benign.