Category Archives: Mixing religion and politics

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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The SCOTUS Same Sex Marriage Case Plaintiffs Sound Off on the Mormon Church and Call for a Boycott

A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter to the Mormon Church over its new change of policy. That policy not only compared the act of a loving commitment in a same sex marriage to the sin of murder, it … Continue reading

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What a Transphobic Texas Teacher Needs to Learn from an Amazing Transgender Five-Year Old

In Texas, the latest punch in the “religious freedom” strategy has been thrown. Previously, the anti-gay movement enlisted cake bakers, florists and a hapless county clerk, Kim Davis (you’ve heard of her, right?). The latest to step up to the … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Note to the Pope: You Snubbed Us for Kim Davis? Really?

Last week, I invited the pope to join my family for dinner. It was largely a symbolic gesture, although, I had a house cleaning action plan and menu picked out should he have accepted. It was not that I wanted … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on How Mike Huckabee is Choking on a Mixed Bag of Chips

While this note is a “thank you” letter, I actually mean it to be a letter of request. Eat your own chips. More specifically, please take your own campaign slogan to heart. You encourage the eaters of your limited run colored chips to be BOLD. Please, Doritos, be bold yourself. Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on Clerk Kim Davis and the Pseudo Christian Martyrs

As Kim Davis strives for religious martyrdom, she appears to be less saint and more George Wallace, bringing to mind one of the most shameful moments of the civil rights movements in the sixties. Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Terror Threatening to Be Unleashed on California Families

It is time to take the lunatics seriously. I envision it will go something like this: I am exiting a restaurant with my two vibrant and happy 12-year old sons in tow. A pleasantly dressed young man stops us. “Would … Continue reading

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