fogcityjohn commented on the blog post Discredited anti-gay ‘researcher’ Paul Cameron: I’ve been attracted to men since I was 3
Ick. Paul Cameron is attracted to men. He’s someone who I really, really, really don’t want to be gay. Please tell me it’s all a mistake and he’s not truly on my team.
fogcityjohn commented on the diary post Making Darkness Visible: Seeing the Relationship of Laws, Homophobia, and Suicide by fogcityjohn.
Exactly. I don’t think anyone can expect removal of these laws to be a panacea. But rather than actively promoting discrimination against LGBTs, governments should be setting their faces against it.
fogcityjohn wrote a new diary post: Making Darkness Visible: Seeing the Relationship of Laws, Homophobia, and Suicide
And because no breeze stirs this caldron, because there is no escape from this smothering confinement, it is entirely natural that the victim begins to think ceaselessly of oblivion. William Styron, Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness
I hadn’t intended to write about the topic of suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. The recent, [...]
As an HIV blogger, please accept my thanks for bringing our issues to the president’s attention. HIV has been one of the policy areas in which Obama really isn’t doing any better than Bush. Beyond PEPFAR, we have the whole ongoing ADAP crisis, and all Sibelius is willing to offer is $25 million to help [...]
I don’t know if the progressive disregard is worse than it was under Clinton, but then, unlike Obama, Clinton never promised that it was time to “turn the page” from the Clinton administration. Obama made far more progressive-sounding promises in his campaign than Clinton did. And on issues like LGBT rights, the country is just [...]