Category Archives: Politics/Current Events

Remembering Transgender People Lost to Violence

Today marks the 17th International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. My thoughts today are with all of the transgender community, their parents, children, and friends.

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Today Is a Gay Day to Celebrate

Massachusetts marriage ruling

Today is a day to remember. Twelve years ago today, same-sex couples gained the right to marry in a U.S. state for the first time. In the U.K., on the same day, the government repealed Section 28, which had prevented local authorities from “promoting homosexuality.” And three years to the day later, my spouse and I made our own marriage legal.

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Thinking of Peace


My thoughts for the past few days have been in Paris, Beirut, and everywhere around the world that has felt the fear and impact of terrorism.

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Judge Orders Foster Child Out of Two-Mom Home


In an appalling move, Utah Juvenile Court Judge Scott Johansen ordered a foster child removed from the home of a married two-woman couple, saying the child would be better off with heterosexual parent.

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Bloggers: Post for LGBT Elders Monday

Gen Silent

I’m in my late 40s. I don’t consider myself old. But I do think about growing older—and about why we need to work now to address the serious challenges LGBT elders face. Please join me this Monday in raising awareness of these issues.

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