by Clarissa Filgioun - Equality California Board President
This is a vital moment. California legislation that would protect LGBT youth from a dangerous and scientifically discredited practice known to lead to depression and suicide has already cleared the California Senate and will soon be headed to the Assembly floor for a final vote.
Tony Perkins and his allies, seeing an opportunity to score points, are using the attack on their offices to pose a false equivalency between the SPLC’s criticisms of the Family Research Council and the FRC’s criticisms of LGBT people.
Kit-Bacon Gressitt's return to college proves to be an eye-opener: "Instead of plunging into a sanctuary of intellectual exploration, challenging concepts and collegial discourse, I had to battle a vortex of classism, homophobia and sexism to get through most of my classes."