Dear VillageQ Family, My heart is breaking for my Muslim friends. The Islamophobic rantings, the characterization of Muslims as terrorists, the unconscionable suggestions that Muslims be banned or tagged or quarantined in the U.S.—this recent up-swell of hate is hurting so many good and peaceful people. While going about their […]
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Three weeks ago, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed six people at Jerusalem’s annual LGBTQ pride march. One victim, 16-year old Shira Banki, died of her wounds several days later. The assailant, Yishai Schlissel, was released from jail only a month before the attack, after serving a 10-year sentence for stabbing three people at Jerusalem’s 2005 pride march.
These days, there seems to be an overabundance of cynicism, misinformation, and apathy when it comes to American politics. I often hear people—gays and gay allies included—claim that there’s no difference between the Democrats and Republicans, and I frequently see Facebook posts or comments suggesting the same. And they make […]
Republican presidential hopefuls claim LGBT parents are destructive and judging by my behavior this week, they may be right.
If a polygamous family files a lawsuit challenging their state’s marriage laws, let Justice Alito answer his own question then. That’s what he gets paid for.
Should we praise a government for allowing the people to vote on the rights of a minority so that they didn’t have to answer to any disenfranchised or angry constituents?