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“Love the Sinner”…um….Yeah, Don’t Give Me That Crap

Special Guest Blog by Ken Jansen “I love the color red..but I kinda hate the reddish tint.” Sounds stupid, doesn’t it? Not a lot of sense in that phrase. Same goes for another one, that we hear a lot. “Love … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Utah Starvation Guy’s New Childish Rant

Trestin Meacham is not a special individual.  For the people who share his mindset, he is actually quite typical.  He finds a singular way of expressing himself, and for that, he gets notoriety. Because he typifies some of those holding … Continue reading

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“Marriage Isn’t for You” Goes Viral for Straight People but Creates Pain for LGBTs

The English language can be a funny thing.  The same words can be used in different contexts and have very different impact.  I remember receiving a letter from a videocassette manufacturer from England when I was a young professional working … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to the Man Who is Refusing to Eat Due to Utah Same Sex Marriages

These past few years may end up being known as the years of “Conservatives Acting Badly”.   At the end of last year the Republicans in Congress conducted a massive foot stomping, pout-out and shut down the government because they did … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 400,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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A Transcontinental Christmas Quilt

I recently made a friend, Michael, through the internet. He lives on the East Coast, in the “other” Portland. He’s a gay man who reached out after he saw my viral video. I keep noticing these interesting parallels in our … Continue reading

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New Rights? Special Rights? No. The Same Rights.

A quote from the judge who ruled for marriage equality in Utah

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