Editorial

Matthew Shepard Act passes the Senate but will it become law?

Jul 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Images, National, News

On July 17th the U.S. Senate voted 249 to 175 to approve the Matthew Shepard Act Hate Crimes Prevention Act that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. That is great news! The not so good news is that it has been bundled with a Department of Defense authorization bill that may or may be signed [...]



Lesbians ditch the U-Haul for an RV on National Marriage Tour

Jul 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Images, National, News

Meet Hersband & Wife, a comedic lesbian advice column team with a twist. Hersband is a visionary butch lesbian, who came out in the years just after Stonewall. Wife is of the more feminine variety and carries out Hersband’s vision. Although Wife always knew she was a lesbian she wanted children so she did not [...]



What about this does America not understand?

Jul 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Images, National, Today's Pic

Equal = The same or as great as. Inalienable Rights = Not contingent upon the laws, customs, beliefs, or a particular society. Life = The right to exist free from being beaten or killed for being who we are.



KTVB “Cruises” back to 1955. . .

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Idaho, National, News

Cruising is not a Sex Act as KTVB Channel 7 recently reported. Cruising is an activity aimed at capturing the attention of someone of the same sex. It can lead to a sexual encounter, but it can also be a non-verbal way to communicate to others that they are not alone. In the 1970s, gay [...]



The Fierce Advocate

Jun 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Images, National

Source: Mikhaela.net



Letter to the Editor:
LGBT Ally Mom Recycles Hate

Jun 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Guest Columinist, News

NO ONE there will need to be educated by Mr. Munds who has once again missed the mark and will not change his self proclaimed ‘hate monger’ title by passing out water bottles printed with a web site where one can read about “coming out” of homosexuality to lead healthy, fulfilling lives while at an out, loud and proud PRIDE festival.



Letter to the Editor:
Fischer’s tactics do not reflect man of good conscience

Jun 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Guest Columinist, Idaho, News

The following was submitted to PrideDEPOT.com’s Editor in response to the Idaho Press-Tribune submission, Fischer stood for values without personal attacks by Debra Glasscock of Nampa, Idaho. I disagree with Debra Glasscock’s assertion, published in the IPT on June 14, 2009, that Bryan Fischer stood for values without personal attacks. He may have not used [...]



Open Letter to Mississippi LGBT Community

Jun 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Idaho, National, News

Bryan Fischer would like his leaving Idaho to be perceived as a move up on the ladder of his hate mongering media career. However, on closer examination, it appears that Fischer is really moving down to a much smaller pond. Tupelo, MS has a population of about 36,000 compared to that of Boise with over [...]



The HeteRomance Wedding Package

Jun 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Images

Source: Mikhaela.net



Letter to the Editor: DC Holocaust Museum Shooting

Jun 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Guest Columinist

I learned of Wednesday’s tragic shooting at the US Holocaust Museum while at the Idaho Human Rights Education Center’s second annual Summer Institute for Teachers in Boise. The 23 junior high and high school educators from across the state were disheartened by the news during an otherwise inspiring week of scholarly dialogue and lesson development to bring human rights into Idaho classrooms.