Help Maine Keep Same-Sex Marriage Legal

Back in May, the Maine legislature legalized same-sex marriage. This November, voters in the state will have an opportunity to overturn that law. We can’t let that happen. Just as we saw with Proposition 8 in California in 2008, Maine voters will see Proposition 1 on their ballots this November. Hopefully, the majority will vote [Read More...]

Australian Athletes Against Homophobia

I can’t imagine any American professional sports team doing this. So kudos to the Australian Wallabies rugby team for supporting a campaign to fight discrimination against the GLBT community. (Thanks to Scott for the link!) [Read more...]

Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute Issues an Open Letter to Me

First, a comment to everyone who’s been following this drama… thank you for your support. Your emails and comments have been incredible. Your offers to pitch in for legal defense if needed are so very appreciated. It’s a wonderful feeling to know that so many people have your back in a situation like this. … [Read More...]

Illinois Family Institute Goes After Me Again

The Illinois Family Institute’s Laurie Higgins is going after me (and my job) again. … parents really should spend some time perusing… math teacher, Hemant Mehta’s website to determine whether he is the kind of man with whom they want their children to spend a school year. He absolutely has a First Amendment right to [Read More...]

Why the Illinois Family Institute Is Angry With Me

It seems I have a conservative “family” group angry with me because of this website. And they’re trying to attack my character (and my teaching position) as a result. Some background: The Illinois Family Institute has a habit of saying ridiculous things. And I’ve been calling them out on it. Most recently, they said that [Read More...]