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Thinking Out Loud: Confessions of a marriage doubter
I’ve been writing about marriage a lot lately, which seems weird to me because even up to my own wedding in 2008, I had mixed feelings about the massive focus on marriage equality over the last dec...
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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How a frenzy of right-wing comments got me thinking...
When I sat down to write my last column, I didn’t think I had much to say about anything. So, stumped for fresh ideas, I revived the topic of my previous column — Chick-fil-A — for a status update....
Sep 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s that time
I went on vacation expecting to visit old friends, see my brother get married and bake in the sun. I did all that — and watched my partner devour every lobster in three New England states. But even...
Aug 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auf Wiedersehen Little Hero
I’m appalled that I’d never heard of Gad Beck. Not only was he an important figure in LGBT history, he was a hoot. Until his recent death just shy of his 89th birthday, Beck was the last known gay ...
Jul 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helping out on the resolution front
I’ve taken the liberty of composing New Year’s resolutions for individuals who are just too busy to do it themselves. Newt Gingrich: 1. Lose weight. 2. Win the Republican nomination. 3. Win the pre...
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Amazon Trail: All I Want for Christmas
When I was a kid, there was a popular holiday song called “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” So what does a grown-up dyke wish for at Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah? After all these ...
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopes for the New Year
As 2010 draws to a close, I’m looking ahead. Here are some of my hopes for the LGBT community in 2011, along with a few predictions. I hope next year the Pope will reveal a new attitude toward gays...
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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They meant well
We’ve reached a point in America where many companies seek to do right by gay people. Once in a while, they get bit on the butt for it. Microsoft recently lost a piece of its posterior to 26-year-o...
Sep 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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You're outta here!
Even if you don’t like baseball, you’ve probably seen video of a manager vociferously arguing a call with an umpire. The manager might throw his cap. He might throw a base. He might throw out his b...
Aug 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green Outlook: Swimming our dirty waters
With the swimming beaches of four Gulf states — Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida — fouled for the foreseeable future by the BP oil spill, many American families are likely to be re-evalu...
Jun 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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