Frank Macri

Bio

Frank Macri loves talking about sexuality and life purpose so much that he wrote a book about it. For free insight on how to fire up your spiritual libido, head to www.TheFrankLife.com.

Boy Scouts Is Long Overdue For Lifting Its Ban On Gay Leaders

By Frank Macri
The Boy Scouts of America may finally be lifting its ban on enrolling gay troop leaders. Robert Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and a former secretary of Defense, has called for a discussion on this topic and intends to have…

Ireland's Use Of Popular Vote For Same-Sex Marriage Is Revolutionary

By Frank Macri
On May 22, Irish citizens will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum that can legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country. Approval of this would make Ireland the first nation to put same-sex legislation into law by popular…

The UK Allows 'Mx' As An Official Title, And America Should Take Notes

By Frank Macri
Though it's been sparsely used since 1977 all throughout the UK, "Mx" is a gender-neutral title now entering mainstream usage for individuals who don't identify with traditional Mr., Ms., Miss or Mrs. labels. Throughout England, government…

Asian-Americans' Complaint Against Harvard Shows How Harmful Stereotypes Are

By Frank Macri
Harvard University is again being accused of discriminating against students of Asian origin. More than 60 Asian-American organizations submitted a federal complaint to the Department of Education and Department of Justice stating that…

FDA May Let Gay Men Donate Blood, But Only If They're Not Having Sex

By Frank Macri
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed new guidelines last week on blood donations from gay men. It may soon be possible for gay men to donate blood, but only if they have not had sex with another man for a year. While this rule is more…

Bruce Jenner's Transition Is A Step Forward For Athletes Everywhere

By Frank Macri
Bruce Jenner revealed details of his* upcoming gender transition to his children and ex-wife Kris on a two-episode "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" special airing Sunday and Monday night. At several points during the special, Jenner shared how he…

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev And The Death Penalty: Where Do Millennials Stand On The Issue?

By Frank Macri
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was recently found guilty for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. On April 15, 2013, Tsarnaev and his older brother, Tamerlan, set off two bombs nearby the finish line, killing three people and leaving 264 others wounded. Within…

Tax Day Forces Same-Sex Couples To Lie About Their Relationships

By Frank Macri
Tax Day is a dreadful time endured by most Americans every mid-April. But for same-sex married couples, Tax Day is even more of a legal nightmare. Although we now live in a country in which most states recognize same-sex marriage, there are still 13…

Dear Employers: What You Need To Know About Millennials, From Millennials

By Frank Macri
Millennials are here to shake up the status quo's way of paying the bills. We're here to challenge how we work, when we work and why we work. And our collective voice is only getting stronger. Evelyn Fiskaa, director of career development at…

Bruce Jenner's ABC Interview Is About So Much More Than Bruce Jenner

By Frank Macri
Bruce Jenner will sit down for a revealing two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer on April 24 at 9 pm on ABC's "20/20." This interview comes highly anticipated, following all the rumors surrounding the Olympian and his* upcoming gender…

How Facebook's New Gender Identification Feature Encourages Diversity

By Frank Macri
Facebook now allows its over 200 million US users to freely pick their own gender identity on profile pages, rather than choosing from a pre-selected list. Users now have the freedom to write what gender identity feels true to who they are, rather…

Indiana's New 'Religious Freedom Law' Is An Attack On Me And My Rights

By Frank Macri
Today, I went to work in an office, got a haircut from a local salon and picked up dinner from a Chinese restaurant. All of these are seemingly mundane events we all take for granted, we don't think much of them because they are generally just…

What Dolce And Gabbana Got So, So Wrong About Same-Sex Parents

By Frank Macri
In a recent interview, Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana made a statement in Panorama Magazine: We oppose gay adoptions. The only family is the traditional one. You are born, and you have a father and a mother. Or at least…

Kerry Washington Wants Media To Be More LGBT-Friendly And She's Right

By Frank Macri
"Scandal" star Kerry Washington wasn't just celebrating when she walked on stage to receive her Vanguard award at the annual GLAAD Media Awards. She used her speech as an opportunity to demand the need for more LGBT representation in the media and…