Category Archives: politics

trouble finding that work/life balance?

Republican Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Florida, Jeb Bush recently stated that Americans aren’t working enough hours.  I think we can all agree that Mr Bush can go straight to hell for that comment. For the rest of us … Continue reading

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We hold these truths to be self-evident…

… that the uninsured rate in the United States continues to decline. The rate of uninsured Americans declined yet again in the 2nd quarter of 2015, according to the folks over at Gallup.  The uninsured rate across adults in the … Continue reading

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overread

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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