Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Known as the Global Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) summit, The Equality Forum, held every year in Philadelphia celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Philadelphia’s lesbian and gay community won an important victory in City Council this week and supporters say what was most notable was the lack of controversy about the measure.
It’s a step in the right direction. That’s what some Philadelphia activists involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS are saying about Pope Benedict’s soon-to-be-published comments about condoms.