Monthly Archives: July 2013

How Can We Stop a Modern-Day Russian Adolf Hitler?

“Participation in these games must not be construed to be an endorsement of the policies and practices of the Russian government,” said a leader of the American Olympic Committee and the anti-boycott forces. “Measures have been adopted to ensure that … Continue reading

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The Day I Took My Ten-Year-Old Sons and Eighty-Year-Old Parents to See a Show About Drag Queens

The mix of cultural experiences, generational viewpoints, and age perspectives within a family can be fascinating, intriguing, and sometimes, yes, a little disconcerting. A friend of mine told me that she was a little concerned when her young daughter bounced … Continue reading

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New Studies Show: It Is Not About Whether the Parents Are Gay, It’s About Whether They Are Happy

My 10-year-old son Jason just bounded out of bed, excited to meet this Saturday morning. He crawled onto my lap as I was trying to type and we reviewed all the great things we have lined up this weekend. Snuggles … Continue reading

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A Recovering Evangelical

A few weeks ago, I was in a discussion, although I was mostly listening to a former Universalist turned Roman Catholic, and a gay Episocpalian. We were comparing religious notes and it was a wonderful conversation. I mentioned that I … Continue reading

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Are You Feeling Some Homophobia-inspired PTSD After the Supreme Court Ruling?

Unless you have been under a very heavy rock and buried deep in an undisclosed location, you know that the LGBT community scored significant legal wins at the Supreme Court last month. The Court decisions were not perfect mandates on … Continue reading

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