homosexuality http://wkms.org en LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State http://wkms.org/post/lasalvia-presents-homocon-tonight-murray-state <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jimmy </span>LaSalvia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is longtime political activist and strategist, founder of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">GOProud - a political action group representing gay conservatives</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and frequent guest on CNN,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MSNBC, FOX News</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;network TV. He speaks with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on Sounds Good ahead of his presentation "Homocon: A Gay Conservative's View from the Trenches of the Culture Wars," tonight at 7:30 at Murray State University in the Curris Center's Barkley Room. This event is sponsored by LGBT Programming, MSU Alliance, and the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.</span></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:07:48 +0000 Kate Lochte 39583 at http://wkms.org LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State Rural Homosexuals’ Well-Being Better Than That Of Big City Peers http://wkms.org/post/rural-homosexuals-well-being-better-big-city-peers <span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new study published last month finds rural homosexuals tend to have better health and well being than their big city peers.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That runs contrary to conventional wisdom, according to co-author Chris </span>Wienke<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a sociology professor at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and explained he expected to find that rural homosexuals find more isolation and less opportunities for social support.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“For years, especially young sexual minorities would mov Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:35:40 +0000 Jacob McCleland 34905 at http://wkms.org Rural Homosexuals’ Well-Being Better Than That Of Big City Peers Barton Talks About New Book, "Pray the Gay Away" http://wkms.org/post/barton-talks-about-new-book-pray-gay-away <p></p><p></p><p>For those of us living in Kentucky and Tennessee, “the Bible Belt” is a familiar phrase. It’s shorthand for a conservative Christian culture extending across the South, and tied closely to family values and personal beliefs. For some southerners, the culture they call home is a culture that denies them. Morehead State University women’s studies professor Dr. Bernadette Barton is the author of <em>Pray the Gay Away, the Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays</em>. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:41:49 +0000 Angela Hatton 23892 at http://wkms.org Barton Talks About New Book, "Pray the Gay Away"