Monthly Archives: February 2013

Marriage Equality is Too Big for Just One Political Party

Thank you: Ken Mehlman, Chairman, Republican National Committee, 2005-2007 Tim Adams, Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, 2005-2007 David D. Aufhauser, General Counsel, Department of Treasury, 2001-2003 Cliff S. Asness, Businessman, Philanthropist, and Author John B. Bellinger III, Legal … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Laura Bush on Quitting the Gay Marriage Ad

In these modern times, it is funny how we forge interesting and new kinds of relationships through media, social and otherwise.  We gain unique attachments to people we have never met, some of whom we interact with on Twitter or … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why the Supreme Court Ruling for Marriage Equality Could Be the Best Thing for the GOP

One thing that I have learned as a parent to two 10 year old boys—sometimes while a child sometimes says he wants one thing, he secretly may be hoping that he doesn’t get it.  Their voices quiver as they ask … Continue reading

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In Our Gay Family, Two Little Best Friends Became Brothers

Some of those fighting marriage equality these days, want you to believe that there is only a single possible right way to create a “real” family.  The  way they suggest is by means of unprotected, unplanned, procreative sex.  Or, as … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off: Since When Did the Culture Wars Become a Food Fight

At the 1992 Republican Convention, Pat Buchanan declared, “There is a religious war going on in our country for the soul of America. It is a cultural war, as critical to the kind of nation we will one day be … Continue reading

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Nothing Special Rights

I have so often heard arguments against marriage equality claiming that terrible damage will befall “the family” if gays are allowed to marry; implications that gay couples have drastically different ideas about responsibility and stability, and callous indifference to the … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Invitation to a Supreme Court Justice: Come to Dinner With My Family

Some of us are nervous to exhale.  Same Sex Marriage is before the Supreme Court. Just like the election had the “swing state factor,” so does this.  Justice Anthony Kennedy. Justice Kennedy was nominated to the Supreme Court by Ronald … Continue reading

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