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Frankly, I’ve had it with the narcissistic assumption that gay folks are dying to get into any straight club that doesn’t want them. So let me be clear about a few things: I do not want to order a wedding … Continue reading

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Mandatory childhood vaccinations… in California

Back in December, a measles outbreak occurred in Southern California after 40 people contracted the disease after visiting or working in Disneyland.  The outbreak ultimately spread to six other states. Like many states, California allowed for exemptions for vaccines – … Continue reading

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The benefits of marriage

For those of you out there wondering what they LGBT community has been fighting for – here’s a snapshot of just a few of the over 1100 rights and benefits provided by the federal government. And to those of you … Continue reading

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The march of marriage equality.

It’s still hard to believe that I witnessed the first moments of marriage equality the very night I graduated from college at Boston University.  That historic evening in 2004, the first same-sex marriages were performed across the river in Cambridge, … Continue reading

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#marriageequality #lovewaitsnomore

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in … Continue reading

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Regarding the impending decision by the US Supreme Court on marriage equality: A scan of news sites online provide a humorous overview of the divine consequences touted by too many in the religious community. Catastrophic meteor strikes, earthquakes, volcanoes, flooding, … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality Meets Guam

It feels strange to be blogging about marriage equality given the pending Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell v Hodges case, but history was made once again just yesterday.  Guam became the first US territory to recognize marriage equality when US … Continue reading

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