Thursday, October 28, 2010

God offers one thing that is unconditional... His love. - Asher Brown's dad on CNN
When we bring a child into this world we offer then unconditional love no matter what their preference may become. -Asher Brown's mom on CNN
Asher Brown's parents are on CNN. Asher was 13 and shot himself after being bullied because he was gay.
Proud of Anderson Cooper for having a powerful dialogue with Arkansas school official who called for gay people to commit suicide.
ue story!!
At Cal Univ of PA. ? of day: Can you confirm or deny that a fatwa was issued against you? :-) Confirm! I even called the group in the UK to make sure. Tr

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Forced Marriages Prompt UK Government to Respond
http://ping.fm/RUwww
About to start presentation at Carnegie Mellon Univ in the Engineering building. My dad would be proud. :-)
Islamophobia & Homophobia - "If scripture is indeed this powerful, we’re in trouble, because scripture is invoked by intolerant people of all Abrahamic faiths — including the Muslim terrorists who plant the seeds of Islamophobia. And, judging by the past millennium or two, God won’t be issuing a revised version of the Bible or the Koran anytime soon." http://ping.fm/Gcpqn
Alleged anti-gay assault prompts anti-violence rally. "The Muslim community and the gay community are both communities that are under great attack right now, there's a lot of hate directed at both, and I think we need to stick together."
http://ping.fm/cpxlo

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Its a bird. It's a plane. No it's Osama hiding with Bush and Pocohantus in the mountain caves of Western PA! :-)
vote faith, vote freedom - it's us versus them - ad I just heard on radio from the faith and freedom coalition. :-(
Driving on inside roads somewhere along border of PA and NY listening to Christian rock. Yup, this queer Moslem is def "lost."

Monday, October 25, 2010

In beautiful but quiet and industrial Binghamton. Speaking at SUNY Oneonta tonight.

Friday, October 22, 2010

ok they have commercials advertising "bore snake cleaners" aka cloth used to clean the barrel of guns... OMG! OMG!
Wondering if I should be scared that I'm in the middle of Pennsylvania where there is a cable channel called "The Sportsmen Channel" - all about guns, hunting, bow arrows, etc. Um... Um...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

100+ students at my talk at Bucknell University in beautiful Lewisburg, PA.
Obama will not visit Sikh temple in India because he won't cover his head and may be confused as a Muslim. Absolutely RIDICULOUS!!!
http://ping.fm/tO3hj

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Speaking to Widener Law School students about LGBT rights in Muslim countries and international recognition of LGBT rights, laws etc. Wow!
About to speak to graduate psychology students and future psychotherapists about how they can make $ with confused LGBT Muslims :-)
Guy on subway wearing bright red sneakers drinking smoothie and silently break dancing. Gotta love NYC!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Hello NYC. NYU tonight. High school friend who I haven't seen in years is coming. And several straight Muslim allies! I love NY!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Jihad is combating the inner negative. In that sense the whole of Buddhism is Jihad - Dalai Lama
The ultimate source of happiness is within ourselves - Dalai Lama
Waiting to hear Dalai Lama speak at Emory on Understanding and Promoting Happiness in Today's Society.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Back to Atlanta for 1.5 days. Indian buffet tonight; Dalai Lama at Emory tom; NY on Mon. Philly on Tues. Yay! NOT!! :-)
60+ people at my talk at Univ of IL Springfield, home of Abe Lincoln. Saw his house and Obama's old work place (state capitol).
The 1 day my hair is all messed up + 2 day no shave, I get stopped by TSA. Crazy looking witch woman also got stopped. :-)

Carleton College - October 5, 2010

Thursday, October 14, 2010

From my friend, LGBT Latino activist Andres Duque - on the recent anti-gay attack in Bronx. It’s A Matter Of Hate, And A Matter Of Safety - http://ping.fm/08Gio

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Adam Lambert Too Gay for Malaysia? Lambert agreed to a set of rules, including not removing any clothing and maintaining a distance of about 25 feet between his stage and the audience. - http://ping.fm/j0DAp