A life after hate is possible. People do exist who used to hate but now promote tolerance, diversity and mutual understanding. They include a skinhead and convicted felon; a former organizer for the White Aryan Resistance and manager of a racist rock band; and a skinhead leader, Neo-Nazi recruiter and convicted kidnapper. These three former members […]

The assault of a married male couple in Arnhem, the Netherlands, as they walked in the street recently holding hands is the bad news. They were allegedly attacked by a group of youths in what has been called a hate crime. The good news is that, following that incident, men everywhere heeded a journalist’s call on Twitter for men to […]

Drag queens are not new but, in that role, Conchita Wurst (or is it Tom Neuwirth?) has forced us to rethink gender stereotypes. He’s a bearded woman. Conchita is not the first person to win the Eurovision Song Contest whose self-identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional notions of male or female gender. But she has […]