Category Archives: Civil Rights

The plight of refugee children: deplorable facilities in the U.S.

While our government engages in political squabbles, we throw the most vulnerable children into dangerous facilities. Continue reading

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A year later, and we’re still monsters

I am sitting here inundated by a tsunami of tears. Last night I spoke to my friend Suzanne about the children, and I couldn’t stop shaking. I came home and watched Rachel Maddow reduced to tears and I cried uncontrollably. I made the mistake of opening Twitter this morning and was inundated with messages about the abuse our country is perpetrating on innocent children. I let that sink in. OUR COUNTRY. We are a country of monsters. If we do that to innocent children, we are capable of further monstrous acts. Continue reading

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How 2017 Became an Absolutely Horrible Year

“Many of us began 2017 with the consoling thought that the Donald Trump presidency couldn’t possibly be as bad as we feared. It turned out to be worse.” Eugene Robinson By Brody Levesque | The November 2016 election of Donald … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Day Donald Trump Ruined America

On Wednesday, Donald Trump, the master manipulator and “line crossing” provocateur went too far. Has he literally ruined America? Maybe not yet, but what he did today starts that process. He took a major step over the line of decency … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Donald Trump and Transgender Student Segregation

An heiress and a ghost had it right. Since the egomaniac and reality star Donald Trump announced his “long shot” candidacy for President, we have been “treated” to constant absurdities, deceptions, upheavals, dramas, skullduggeries and melodramas that have thrown public … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Donald Trump: Stop Dancing on the Graves of our Slain LGBTQ Brethren

  I woke Sunday morning to my phone chirping that a new text message had arrived. It was from my radio show co-host, Steph Taylor inviting me to a vigil to be held in our local town… a vigil for … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Letter to Matthew Shepard

  Today Matthew Shepard, had he lived, would have been 39 years old. Instead, he forever will be remembered as a gentle looking young 21-year old who left for dead on a cold Wyoming plain, crucified for being gay. I … Continue reading

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