Category: Opinion / Editorial

Women’s History Month: Saluting Gail Marquis

Women’s History Month: Saluting Gail Marquis

By Merle Exit A one-minute commercial serves to span the successes of one woman as you hear the voice of Maya Angelou reciting one of her poems. It is the year 1968 in New...

From GRID to Glee: 35 Years of the LGBTQ Experience in American Politics and Pop Culture

From GRID to Glee: 35 Years of the LGBTQ Experience in American Politics and Pop Culture

By Stephanie R. C. Harageones Part Two, The ‘90s: “Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That…” The gay community in the ‘90s was changing. Pop culture was giving them more positive exposure. But politics were...

From the Empty Closet Editor/Susan Jordan: Resisting the politics of hate

From the Empty Closet Editor/Susan Jordan: Resisting the politics of hate

A transgender pastor recently spoke out against those who cite God as their reason for supporting the Texas bill that aims to prevent trans people from using public bathrooms that correspond best with their...

From The Resource Center Director/Jeff Myers: 1978 and today…

From The Resource Center Director/Jeff Myers: 1978 and today…

As Mark Twain is often reputed to have said, “History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.” In searching through the Archives of the Alliance, our Executive Director Scott Fearing discovered a letter from...

Commentary: Who would go after LGBT elders? The Trump administration

Commentary: Who would go after LGBT elders? The Trump administration

Michael Adams posts on The Advocate: Despite Donald Trump’s campaign pledges to respect the equality of LGBT people, it’s becoming increasingly clear that his words can’t be trusted. Our first indication of where this...