Commentary

Brunei's Sharia law will be rewarded by Obama's fast-track trade deal

Boycotts and protests of the famed Beverly Hills Hotel have shined a bright light on the oil-rich nation of Brunei's recent imposition of Sharia law, a brutal criminal code that now includes amputations and floggings for some offenses and the stoning to death of known LGBT people and others, as homosexuality and adultery are now considered crimes that should be punished by a torturous execution.

Letter to the community: Local official comes forward to repudiate lie by HRC's Fred Sainz

There are many within the Republican Party who supported Prop 8, and there are others like Carl DeMaio who are willing to take on their own Party on this issue. Regardless of the reader’s position on Prop 8, this is about accuracy and telling the truth about what really transpired in 2007.

Rep. Scott Peters scrubs website, removes blog with gay slur

"Make no mistake, were it not for Log Cabin Republicans holding Congressman Peters' feet to the fire today, the offensive story that was allowed to linger on his website's front page for days would still be there, and this apology would not have been forthcoming," Log Cabin Republicans Executive Director Gregory T. Angelo stated.

Was Mother Teresa’s canonization dissed by the Pope?

In canonizing two popes — Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II — who each represent the progressive and conservative wings, respectively, of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has shrewdly bridged the church's theological schism. But Francis has overlooked women in his calculus, including Mother Teresa of Calcutta.