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veronica-rhodes's picture
Jun.22.2011
"You have got to support me on this one," Em* told me in no uncertain terms. "She has to wear the dress." Em doesn't put her foot down very often, so when she tells me something is important to her, I listen. Problem was, my other easy-going girl was putting her foot down, as...
clinton-fein's picture
Jun.15.2011
INTRODUCTION  How many of you haven’t heard of the “Gay Agenda” or “Radical Homosexual Agenda”? Although many claim there isn’t one, here it is, the new, improved radical, homosexual agenda for the next five years. An evil, 50-​point roadmap, if you will, towards destroying nuclear families, and...
david-valdes-greenwood's picture
Jun.15.2011
On Sunday, my household will observe a holiday that is somehow universal and statistically rare all at once: Fathers' Day. Note the location of the apostrophe, indicating the plural possessive form, which is to say two dads but only one day. We've been celebrating (and punctuating) this way for...
shaun-d-landry's picture
Jun.10.2011
Psst.  Hey Tracy.  You need to come over here.   Naw brother for real.  Put down the microphone for a hot moment and bring your ass over here. Now my man.  Get closer in.  I need to whisper this to you. Brother?  You aint funny.  You have never been funny.  People tell you that you are, but you...
david-valdes-greenwood's picture
May.17.2011
Seven years ago today, the first same-sex nuptials were legalized in Massachusetts, occasioning reactions that ran the gamut from teary-eyed joy to furious disbelief. Soon after, my husband and I adopted a baby girl, and have busied ourselves ever since with things like teaching her to walk and to...
david-valdes-greenwood's picture
Apr.20.2011
"How do babies get out of a mommy's tummy?"Like so many incredibly loaded topics, this question arrived over dinner. Diva was then 4, a preschooler whose primary understanding of adult female anatomy came from Barbie. We'd been joined for supper by Diva's Auntie Mikey, to whom she...
nathan-burgoine's picture
Apr.13.2011
When I first started dating Dan - who would later become my husband - he surprised me only a couple of weeks into our dating life by asking me over to dinner with some of his family: Kate and Jan, his sister and his sister's girlfriend.  When I arrived, I was a nervous wreck, but I figured I was...
joan-annsfire's picture
Mar.20.2011
RIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011Zero Tolerance for IntoleranceA handful of high-profile, media "progressives," John Stewart and Stephen Colbert leading the pack, have been promoting a harmful ideology that proposes that any display of anger, passion or deep emotional engagement in political struggle...
charles-harvey's picture
Feb.27.2011
Hello, This is my third attempt in trying to blog here. Yesterday I put the cart before the horse and wrote  a very nice entry, only to realize that I didn't have my profile set up. So that went out into cyberspace.  I write, fiction, poetry, and plays. I don't do drama. I hope to share much of my...
dave-cullen's picture
Feb.21.2011
I was so overwhelmed by the response to my 'It's inside you now' post about my stint in an HIV vaccine trial, that I was inspired to promote this different line of attack. Microbicides are one of the most promising areas for HIV research. Vaccines have been futile so far, and we'll never get...