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Playing TV catch-up
Summer is upon us and, with summer of course, comes the dry rot of the television season. But if you’re like me, you might have a lot of old TV shows from last season stored up on your DVR. Recentl...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finding the silver lining
It took me many years to realize this — and I’m sure many of my readers know this by now — but I’m an optimist. During our recent recession, I kept telling everybody that everything that goes down ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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An LGBT pioneer marries
Something happened last week that I thought would never happen in my lifetime: I got married. And now, a few days later, it still is an amazement to me. I never thought that little piece of paper a...
Jul 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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From Stonewall to the White House
I was sitting on the train Monday heading to Washington, D.C., to join the president and First Lady at the White House for their LGBT Pride reception, and realized that I’d most likely have the per...
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sex talk with the Wall Street Journal
Never in my almost-39 years of journalism would it have dawned on me that PGN, the little LGBT newspaper that just wouldn’t quit, would be honored with the national Society of Professional Journali...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full-speed ahead
It is 9:27 p.m. on a rainy, dreary and humid June evening, and I’m in a Hampton Inn, on the interstate outside of Harrisburg, in preparation for a 9 a.m. meeting at the Pennsylvania News Media Asso...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A surprising political twist
The sentence that is about to be put into print is one that should surprise members of the LGBT community: The Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania has a more established record on LGB...
Jun 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pride with a new perspective
This Pride season, I’m beaming on almost every level, and there is so much that could be listed here. Let me start with a call I received this past Tuesday. It was from the man in charge of issuing...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corbett, the inside story and the thank-yous
I’d like to believe that we are a community that gives appreciation where it is just. And we need to recognize and give thanks to those involved in last week’s major change in Pennsylvania’s marria...
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The politics of marriage equality
The primary election is now history, but history was made for marriage equality on more than one front. And I wonder how many of us actually notice what amounts to a sea change. First, the simple f...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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