Opinion

  • The Biggest Losers

    You have to admit that as gay people we have some considerable experience at losing. While the pace of change in recent years for LGBT...

  • Is the Pope Catholic?

    I am grateful to have a pope who does not remind me of Emperor Palpatine. This does not exhaust my hopes for the papacy, but we're...

  • From Test to Total Health

    One of the cornerstones of HIV prevention and message is ''Know your status, get tested.'' But I want to tell you the hard truth: It's...

  • Ready? Set! No.

    Even after a few years of watching it grow, I still find myself fascinated daily by my Facebook feed. The thousand or so ''friends'' I...

  • Change Is Good

    My Facebook identity needs a change. For weeks, my profile photo has been the Trayvon Martin stylized black-and-white hoodie. My cover photo is Evgeny Feldman's...

  • Comfortably Numb

    One of my instinctual reactions to bad news or worse people is humor, which is why I've always enjoyed writing about Ken Cuccinelli, Rick Santorum...

  • Three Steps to the Future

    It's an old saw of journalism that if you can string together three related instances you have a trend or, at least, a think piece....

  • Debasing the Peace Prize

    If President Obama launches the missile strikes he proposes against Syria, with or without authorization from Congress, he should send his Nobel Peace Prize back...

  • Fuzzy Little Balls

    I was still in elementary school when I first began banging tennis balls against the cinder-block side of my grandparents' garage using an old wooden...

  • Sniping on the Mount

    After the Aug. 24 rally at the Lincoln Memorial honoring the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, some people complained...