Although Paris earned the moniker "gay Paree" for the open-mindedness toward sex and sexual identity that existed in the French capital a century ago, the city is notoriously intolerant of its LGBT community today.
So bad is this intolerance that it's left many members of the community homeless and destitute—in short, in need of a shelter that provides hope as well as housing. In...Read More
It was 3:30 p.m. as I boarded a train in Berlin hoping it was bound for the airport.
It was a cold fall day and I was discouraged. Millions of people were fleeing bloodthirsty Islamic militants hell-bent on conquering Syria, Iraq and other countries. Thousands of the refugees managed to escape the barbarians to Berlin with little more than the clothes on their backs.
I was...Read More