Chocolate, church and the best/worst time of the year

It’s that time of year again. The grass is green, the pollen is out and soon my apartment complex will be scheduling all landscaping on my days off so that those mornings are filled with the melodious sounds of...

Darian Aaron: An abominable truth

“But the sacred constructions of silence are futile exercises in denial. We will not go away with our issues of sexuality. We are coming home.” —Essex Hemphill Can we talk? Good. This conversation couldn’t c...

Kim Riggins: Freedom from religion: Part 1

Not long ago, a baker in Oregon refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. Following on the heels of this, a pizzeria in Indiana stated it would refuse to cater a same-sex wedding. As much as I love p...