Christianity, Evolution, Homosexuality and the “Missing Link”

In America, the theories of Evolution and Christianity are often seen as the polar opposites of one another.  Christian Fundamentalism may have taught you that one cannot simultaneously sport a Jesus and Darwin bumper sticker on the same spiritual station wagon.  To suggest that Christianity might be subject to a similar evolutionary process is unorthodox, […]

Almost Everything I Needed to Know About Being Gay, I Learned From “Reality” TV

I grew up behind the “Orange Curtain,” about 40 miles outside of Los Angeles.  You may have heard of my hometown of Yorba Linda only because it is the birthplace of Richard Nixon and the current home of the Nixon Library.  More than anything, Orange County is known for its political and religious conservatism – […]

Obama Chooses Several Fabulous Athletes to Join the 2014 Winter Olympic Delegation

The White House has announced its final delegation to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games to be held in Sochi, Russia.  In a strong response to Russia’s anti-homosexual “propaganda” laws and the recent rash of violence and human rights abuses toward the LGBT community in Russia, not only has President Obama refused his invitation to attend […]

AFFLUENZA: An Unhappy Condition of Overload, Debt, Anxiety and Waste Resulting From the Dogged Pursuit of More

As soon as I heard the story of 16-year-old Texan driver, Ethan Crouch, I was immediately struck with the inequity of the sentence handed down by Texas Judge, Jean Boyd.  In what can only be described as a drunken crime spree, Ethan Couch, with a blood-alcohol level three times the legal limit (actually there is […]