Monthly Archives: October 2012

In Praise of the “Gay Issue Voter”

Today a commentator named Nolan Finley wrote an Op Ed piece in the Detroit News in which he stated, “I’ve got no problem with single issue voters. If you feel so passionately about one thing, be it gay marriage or … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on The Ten Biggest Indecencies Thrust On Gay People

Today a blog piece by Kergan Edwards-Stout went viral.  It was a very simple but direct statement actually:  If you plan to vote for Romney and rob gay people of rights and dignity, de-friend me.  Like me, Kergan is a … Continue reading

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Desiderata for the Bullied

Yesterday I made an “It Gets Better Video” for the large company at which I work.  Another friend and I got the project going several months ago, which culminated in our video shoot yesterday.  We looked for others in our … Continue reading

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That’s My Family, Man

My brother and his husband live in San Francisco. A few years ago, my 7 year-old-daughter went with her class on a trip to the deYoung Museum. Going to the big city without me or my wife, I was concerned … Continue reading

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As a Straight Man…

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Aspect of “Ex Gay Therapy” That No One is Talking About

One of the most disturbing aspects of so called “ex gay reparative therapy” is the one that no one is talking about directly.  Granted, every aspect stinks about “reparative therapy”.  None of it is based on science, nothing about it … Continue reading

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Unexpected Family

By guest blogger Andrea Rose Free I am 27-years-old, born and raised in Oregon, and I’m a lesbian. In school, I knew two girls a couple of grades behind me: Andrea and Mavis. I would say both girls were ‘friendly … Continue reading

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