Opinion

Opinion

Catholic leaders within the United States ought to think about finding out a proposal made by Bishop Franz-Josef Bode, the vice chairman of the German bishops’ convention, who has inspired a considerate dialogue on whether or not Catholic clergymen would possibly supply a kind of blessing for Catholics in same-sex relationships. “Although ‘marriage for all’ […]

For Gay Pride, Dark Dances of Mystery, Anguish and Desire

For Gay Pride, Dark Dances of Mystery, Anguish and Desire

The connections between love and loss of life, intercourse and doom, have grown much more sophisticated within the age of AIDS. Witness a number of current productions of dance theater on the Joyce Theater and Performance Space New York. Last week was Pride Week for the Joyce, its first. Pride, nonetheless, can cowl many moods. […]

At Pride Parade, Few Paid Attention to the Candidates

At Pride Parade, Few Paid Attention to the Candidates

The governor introduced a hulking tractor-trailer with confetti weapons, 1000’s upon 1000’s of rainbow-printed indicators and a coterie of elected officers. His Democratic challenger introduced a modest pickup truck with glittery blue tassels, a small however vigorous musical quartet and Lea DeLaria, an actress from the tv present “Orange Is the New Black.” He was […]

Opinion

Opinion

The first time I ever heard the reality about Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the previous archbishop of Washington, D.C., lastly exposed as a sexual predator years into his retirement, I believed I used to be listening to a paranoiac rant. It was the early 2000s, I used to be attending some earnest panel on faith, and […]

‘I Have to Be Open’

‘I Have to Be Open’

The Look The relative acceptance of L.G.B.T.Q. individuals in Guinea-Bissau stands in distinction to the strict legal guidelines and social conventions in neighboring West African nations. Photographs and Text by Ricci Shryock BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau — In this nation’s Portuguese-derived Creole language, there is no such thing as a distinction between gender pronouns. Men and ladies […]

Dick Leitsch, Whose ‘Sip-In’ Was a Gay Rights Milestone, Dies at 83

Dick Leitsch, Whose ‘Sip-In’ Was a Gay Rights Milestone, Dies at 83

At a time when many homosexual males hid their sexual identities, Mr. Leitsch was open about his. As Mattachine’s president from 1965 to 1969 after which as govt director, he confronted tv cameras, briefed reporters and lectured extensively, by no means worrying about his jobs as a bartender, waiter and journalist for homosexual publications. One […]

Coming Out to My Parents in China by Video

Coming Out to My Parents in China by Video

Before displaying her mother and father a video she had ready, Mengwen Cao had religion that they might perceive. Still, she thought-about the implications of what she was about to disclose. “‘Saving face’ is an important aspect of Chinese culture,” she defined. “The stigma of being queer prevents people to come out.” Although L.G.B.T.Q. rights […]

She Wanted You to See a Family, Not Just a Pregnant Man

She Wanted You to See a Family, Not Just a Pregnant Man

The photographer Jackie Molloy adopted Tanner and David for a yr and a half, throughout which era she took some 20,00zero photos. The creator, middle, with David (left) and Tanner (holding Paetyn).CreditPhoto courtesy of Tyler, a household good friend Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how information, options and opinion come collectively at The New […]

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

The Hungarian State Opera on Thursday canceled over a dozen performances of the musical “Billy Elliot,” after a newspaper columnist accused the manufacturing of being “gay propaganda.” The award-winning musical about an English coal miner’s son who discovers a style for ballet opened on the opera firm in 2016 to vital acclaim, and was even […]

Rolling Out the Rainbow Carpet

Rolling Out the Rainbow Carpet

The Getaway This 12 months, the journey packages and applications concentrating on the L.G.B.T. neighborhood are more and more extra introspective, philanthropic and activist. Celebrating Pride in Madrid, in entrance of a decked-out City Hall. Once the L.G.B.T. Memorial in New York City opens, which is anticipated this month, its designer, the multimedia artist Anthony […]