I was at a comedy show in Soho recently, when my slightly too loud cackle attracted attention from the comedian. One thing led to another, and I ended up being teased affably about my love life as the audience laughed on. Mae Martin is a queer performer, after all. But any gay person who has experienced that niggle of anxiety before announcing their queerness will understand.
Christian baker who won Supreme Court case in new cake-making legal battle
Ask John: 'Can I be both bisexual and a Christian?'
When Christian bakery owner Jack Phillips won a landmark U. Supreme Court case in June over his refusal to make a wedding cake a gay couple based on his religious convictions, he thought his legal battles with the state of Colorado were over, according to a lawsuit. But now Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, is facing a new court fight, this one involving a lawyer who asked him to bake a cake to celebrate the anniversary of her gender transition. Phillips filed a federal lawsuit this week accusing the state of Colorado of "anti-religious hostility" against him and asked the U. District Court in Denver to overturn a Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruling that he discriminated against a transgender person.
I Thought Being Gay Was a Sin Until I Saw My Friend Suffer in Prison
Skip to this video now. Play Video. Gay teen describes experience in so-called gay conversion camp.
Justin Lee is an American author, speaker, and LGBT Christian activist known for his focus on building bridges between groups who disagree. He is the author of Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs. In , Lee announced his next book would be published by Penguin Random House on the subject of "fighting cultural polarization and talking to the people you disagree with. Lee grew up in a conservative Christian home and continued identifying as an evangelical even after coming out as gay. According to The New York Times , "Justin Lee believes that the Virgin birth was real, that there is a heaven and a hell, that salvation comes through Christ alone and that he