Commentary

Irene Monroe: Black children are "beloved and beaten"

The Rev. Irene Monroe looks at the roots of African-American corporal punishment of children, and urges us to break from from a shackle of our past.

The despicable antigay attack on Arkansas’ courts

Attacks on our courts are outrageous and put our system of justice at risk, but we do not have to resign ourselves to the “new normal” of a politicized judicial branch.

Margaret Cho: Putting the fun back in funeral

We all wept – like professional mourners. We should have gotten paid! Tears fell as we listened to the dulcet tones of the Gay Men’s Chorus with their rendition of “Hey Big Spender”. It was bittersweet and perfect.

Commentary: Who's telling the truth at LGBT Weekly?

LGBT Weekly Publisher Stampp Corbin says this, and "Mayor of Hillcrest" columnist Nicole Murray Ramirez says that. So who is writing fiction over there?

Kristin Beck: A story worth sharing

This is my question to the world: When can we all just live our lives as we are and not live the label? When can we just be ourselves and support each other in our own happiness and freedom?

Irene Monroe: The real superheroes of P’Town Carnival

While today P’Town is one of the world's LGBTQ meccas — over 1,400 same-sex marriage licenses have been issued to us since 2004 — some contest our stormy relationship history with P’Town, which illustrates financial interest trumping the town's human interest in our civil rights.