Forty-five years after the Stonewall riots, eleven years after the Supreme Court struck down sodomy laws in Lawrence v Texas, almost four years after the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and one year after the historic decisions that paved the way for legal same-sex marriage, gay rights seem to be moving in a decidedly… Read more »
Posts By: Suzanna Walters
In this era of benign tolerance and still-rampant homophobia, a little righteous push-back can seem like an powerful shove of resistance.
Hetereosexuals, get a grip. Chill out. Calm down. Take a drink. Get a life. Most of all, grow up and get over your schoolyard homophobia. The brouhaha over the celebratory kiss NFL draft pick Michael Sam bestowed on his honey is both sad and predictable.
It seems a number of gay writers and pundits have got their knickers in a knot over Forcing the Spring, a recent book by New York Times reporter Jo Becker that purports to get “inside the fight” of the gay marriage movement.