By Rev. Irene Monroe | Feb 20
When Nigeria's "yan dandu" population no longer walked freely and publicly in their communities, it was a clear and ominous sign to of what was legislatively coming down the pike-a new draconian anti-LGBTQ law.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Feb 12
When NBA center Jason Collins came out last year, it was the moment the professional sports world had been waiting for --a gay athlete currently playing in a major league who comes out publicly.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Feb 6
Phillip Seymour Hoffman is inarguably one of the finest stage and screen actors of his generation. His dramatic and untimely death due to an apparent accidental heroin overdose leaves his fans not only shocked by how he died (a hypodermic needle in his arm), but also leaves us shocked in how his death now leaves us with an everlasting insatiable desire for more performances by him.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Jan 16
This January 20th is MLK Day.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Jan 9
While I will continue to argue that the African American community doesn't have patent on homophobia, it does, however, have a problem with it.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Dec 19
For the past decade now, when this holiday season rolls around we can always count on a yearly kerfuffle from someone from the Right--the continuing war on Christmas.
By | Dec 11
As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela--who was oftentimes affectionately referred to by his Xhosa clan name "Madiba, or as Tata ("Father")--I, too, like some many LGBTQ activists across the globe, give thanks for his unwavering support on behalf of our civil rights.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Dec 5
Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day!
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Nov 26
As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time's spiritual significance.
By Rev. Irene Monroe | Nov 21
Alec Baldwin--yes; Tracy Morgan and Isaiah Washington--no