(619) 505-7777

Wayne Besen

COMMENTARY: Mean Mitt is a rotten apple in a bad barrel

In reality Romney is a nasty individual with radical ideas who seems to have little regard for animals, women, minorities, gays, and 47-percent of Americans whom he regards as bums who can get their healthcare in the Emergency Room.

Hate group member appointed to school's anti-bullying task force

The Anoka-Hennepin School Board, whose district recently settled two lawsuits alleging that a former policy had contributed to a hostile environment toward LGBT students and those perceived as LGBT, has appointed a member of an anti-gay organization to join the district’s new Anti-Bullying, Anti-Harassment Task Force.

Tragedy in Texas: My trip to a vigil for lesbian couple shot by man on the loose

The LGBT community has been demonized, and dehumanized to the point where our lives aren’t worth more than dirt to some people. Every LGBT person runs the risk of harassment or death simply by being at the wrong place at the wrong time, just like the young Texas lesbian couple.

COMMENTARY: Why I'm going to Texas vigil to mourn lesbian couple

Following an outpouring of raw hatred coming from politicians and the pulpit, two teenage girlfriends in a five-month relationship were shot in the head with a large caliber handgun in Violet Andrews Park in Portland, Texas last weekend. Shades of Matthew Shepard.

"Ex-gay" group cancels conference due to lack of interest

One of the most prominent ex-gay organizations in the country, Exodus International, has been experiencing an exodus of a different sort, one it surely isn’t pleased to see. The group canceled its next Love Won Out (LWO) conference, which was scheduled for May 19 at Legacy Church in Albuquerque, N.M.