At Slate, John explains why a recent case involving a Kentucky shop that refused to print an LGBT Pride t-shirt was rightly decided. From the piece: [T]he legal boundaries that produce such implications are the very same ones that protect the baker who declines to write “Homosexuality is a detestable sin”; the print shop owner… Continue reading John on the Kentucky Print Shop Case
At the Detroit Free Press, John explains why the President’s recent Executive Order on religious liberty was a big nothingburger. From the piece: Here’s why all of this is good news: Religious conservatives have lately been using the mantle of “religious liberty” to advocate for special rights for themselves: legal exemptions that would allow them… Continue reading On President Trump’s Religious Liberty Executive Order
To help spread the ideas in his new book, Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination, John has once again worked with filmmaker Chase Whiteside to create a series of short videos. Watch them all here:
John’s new book, with counterpoint by Ryan T. Anderson and Sherif Girgis, is now available on Kindle–and the hard copies are shipping soon! You can order yours today.
On Sunday March 18, John received the inaugural Community Hero Award from the Board of Directors at Affirmations, Metro Detroit’s LGBTQ+ Community Center. The award recognizes “inspirational leadership, advancing acceptance, equality, and inclusion.” It was presented to recognize his 25 years of advocacy since the debut of his “What’s Morally Wrong with Homosexuality?” lecture in… Continue reading John receives “Community Hero Award”
In this short TEDx talk from last November, John explains some common “Conversation Stoppers” in the culture wars. The sound is bad, but the content is important–especially in our divided age.
This year marks the 25-year anniversary of John’s lecture “What’s Morally Wrong with Homosexuality?”, first delivered at the University of Texas at Austin on April 15, 1992, and since honed before hundreds of audiences around the country (and the world–most recently in Belgium). It’s also the 10-year anniversary of the DVD version–which is now John’s… Continue reading An Anniversary Year!
Good news! Polish subtitles are now available on my “What’s Morally Wrong with Homosexuality?” video. Just click on the little gear symbol on the lower right of the screen (to the right of CC), click on “Subtitles/CC,” and click on “Polish.” Many thanks to Stanley Bulski for the translation. Nagranie z mojego wykładu “Co Moralnie… Continue reading Polish subtitles
Daniel Wenger’s New Year’s Eve post at the New Yorker quotes John on moral leadership and the new presidential administration: John Corvino, a professor of philosophy at Wayne State University who has written widely on gay rights, told me that the one change that is certain as we head into 2017 is a departure of “moral… Continue reading Moral Leadership, and the Changes Afoot
At the UnMute Podcast, John talked with philosopher Myisha Cherry about homosexuality, “traditional” marriage, religious liberty and discrimination, being out in academia, and more. Listen to the broadcast here.