New Art: Pride

President Barack Obama proclaimed June to be national LGBT Pride Month.  The President’s declaration made me think about a piece of art I created in 2007 titled Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (right).  Then, I considered majoring in psychology and was wildly fascinated by psychology of gender.  Under the tutelage of Dr. Ritts and Dr. Pierroutsakos, my studies encompassed various topics related to the LGBT…

SCOTUS rules on DOMA and Prop 8

This morning the Supreme Court of the United States ruled (5-4) that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)  is unconstitutional and violates the 5th Amendment.  Additionally, the Supreme Court dismissed California’s controversial Proposition 8, citing proponents lacked standing – ultimately returning freedom to marry to the state of California. This is a watershed moment and…

Never Going Back: The Fight for Marriage Equality

“The only reason they [gays and lesbians] want to be legally married is that they want money, money, money.  They want the federal, state and county money that has been set aside for a man and female…They should not be allowed to have it.  Marriage is only between a man and a woman,” says Sandra…