Michael Brown

CP Op-Ed Contributor

Can The P in LGBTQIP Stand for Parrot?

We've all seen the abbreviation of LGBTQ – and sometimes I and P and more – standing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or, questioning), intersex, and pansexual. But is it possible that the P could also stand for parrot?

Why Not Three? The Question Gay Activists Can't Answer

We knew this was coming for some time now, and there are already "throuples" (meaning three men or three women in "committed" relationships) in America and other nations, but for the first time, one of these throuples has come up with an innovative way to be legally married – or at least almost legally "married."

An Overlooked Factor in Palestinian Terrorism

There are numerous factors that contribute to Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israel, including the history of the region, the Islamic religion, and the difficulties faced by Palestinians because of what they view as "the occupation." But there is another important aspect of the conflict that cannot be ignored — demographics.

Legal Scholars Rise Up Against Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Decision

I've been saying that 2015 is the year of pushback, and this might be the most significant act of pushing back so far: A group of legal scholars, most of them university professors, have declared that the Supreme Court's redefinition of marriage this past June 26th is not "the law of the land," and they are calling on all office holders, together with all presidential candidates, to join them in rejecting the Court's decision.

10 Great Quotes to Help You Preserve Your Moral Sanity

More than once in the last few years I've asked myself the question, "Has the whole world gone mad? Has everyone in our society lost the ability to think clearly? Are people no longer able to process facts and information? Are they so dominated by their emotions and by sound bites that truth and logic don't seem to matter?"

Christians in America Murdered for Their Faith; Media Yawns

When a white supremacist murdered black parishioners in Charleston, SC, there was national outrage leading to the banning of the Confederate Flag and a fresh discussion of race relations in America. But when Christians are targeted and murdered on a campus in Oregon, much of the nation yawns.

No More Brides and Grooms in Florida

N. T. Wright is one of the most world's foremost New Testament scholars, a sober-minded man not given to extreme rhetoric. Yet when it came to the question of redefining marriage, Wright did not hold back, explaining how dangerous it is to change the fundamental meaning of words:

Is Pedophilia Next?

A shocking article posted on the Salon.com website has many people asking, "Now that we have embraced homosexuality, is pedophilia next?"

Mordechai Will Not Bow!

Since the Supreme Court's infamous decision on June 26th to redefine marriage, our ideological opponents have openly mocked us. "Your side lost," they shout. "It's over! Just crawl into a corner and lick your wounds."

To Gay Journalist Michaelangelo Signorile: Let's Have a Civil Debate

In your recent Huffington Post column, you referred to Americans who refuse to redefine marriage as "religious extremists," stating that, "We," meaning the LGBT community, "cannot be held hostage to the theatrics of religious extremists, nor should we allow them to think that supposedly bad 'optics' will deter us in demanding our rights."

What We Learned From the Arrest of Kim Davis

It is jarring to write the words "the arrest of Kim Davis," speaking of the Kentucky clerk who was remanded to jail for refusing to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, but for years now I and others have been warning that committed Christians could soon face jail time in America for holding to our convictions. That time is now here, and the only thing that is surprising is that anyone is surprised. How could we not see this coming?

Zis Is What I Call Social Madness

In the latest example of social madness, Rickey Hall, the vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, is calling on all students to use gender inclusive pronouns like "ze, hir, zir, xe, xem and xyr" in order to make the campus "welcoming and inclusive for all."

Love Warns

Love wins. Understood rightly, it is gloriously true. But love also warns. In fact, love that does not warn is not love at all.