Tag Archives: LGBT rights

REBLOG: This is What Gay Marriage Looks Like

I plan to blog (probably at some length!) on yesterday’s and today’s historic supreme court oral arguments on Prop 8 and DOMA, but in the meantime, I thought it might be worth reposting my piece from last year called “This … Continue reading

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Gaydar, Straitdar, and Fighting the Right

Yesterday morning, I opened my email to learn that Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman to fly in space (1983, aboard the Challenger), had died of pancreatic cancer at age 61. Like most people, I also learned from her obituary … Continue reading

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This is What Gay Marriage Looks Like

Today, May 9, 2012, President Obama made history by affirming, “I think same-sex couples should be able to get married”—ten little words that are now winging their way about the nation via a variety of technological means. After talking to … Continue reading

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Lions and Vikings and Bears, Oh My

The other day, Kris came home from Target irate. That actually doesn’t happen all that often—she’s from Minneapolis, where Target was born and still resides. (Wait, that sentence sounds as if I think a corporation could be a person…) Also, … Continue reading

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Unsettled in Seattle

I’ve been a fan of the NPR program This American Life for years. I subscribe to the podcasts on iTunes and donate money to the show when I can afford the ten bucks. I used to be a professional dog walker, … Continue reading

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