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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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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Gutless Who Mask Bigotry as “Religious Freedom”

A wedding is one of the most popular and revered fixtures of modern culture. Children, particularly girls, are led to romanticize it. Television shows build whole ratings-grabbing boosts around their fictional renditions of it. Weddings are loved, they are hated, … 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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A Gay Dad Sounds Off About the Anti-gay Easter Dad

My ten year old son Jesse had big plans Easter morning.  He had set his alarm for 6 am.  His desire to rise early was not to go searching for the Easter basket the mystical bunny was likely to have … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Bittersweet Belated Valentine to Meg Whitman

Last week was extraordinary.  The issue of same sex marriage was discussed more intelligently than ever before. In depth thought and information, including an outstanding synopsis by the American Sociological Association , appeared as amici briefs filed with the US … 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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The Ten Questions You Should Answer Before Entering into Same Sex Marriage

We have turned a corner on the question of same sex marriage.  In this last year more states have extended basic civil rights to LGBT Americans, including California, thanks to a landmark SCOTUS decision, and the trend is not likely … Continue reading

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