All posts by Rev. Dr. Jerry S. Maneker

Abandoned adult

Homeless and Victimized LGBT Youth

…when statistics show that as many as 40% of the nation’s homeless youth are gay or transgender, compared to 3-5% of the overall youth population, we have to acknowledge that we’re facing a crisis. The disparity suggests that gay and transgender youth stand a much

Boy holding Pride flag

The Pathology of the Gay Conservative

To “conserve” in the political sense, means to adhere to traditions of fiscal responsibility and seek to minimize the government’s intrusion or encroachment on individual rights! If that is what we meant in today’s U.S. by “conservative,” that would be a perfectly understandable political position

Wedding rings on dictionary

The Denial of Same-Sex Marriage Rights

In The Advocate (12/2/2009) it stated: “The New York state senate on Wednesday voted down a marriage equality bill by a wide margin following months of delay and protracted political drama. In a special legislative session, the senate voted 38-to-24 against the bill, eight votes