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Finally Free From DADT

Dishonorably Discharged Diva I'm certain that's what the reporters would have called me, and it would have been really, really ugly. What was it Garth Brooks said about unanswered prayers? O…

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APA Makes A Move For Equality

The rental car guy made me cry yesterday. It's strange what does it these days. I've always been pretty quick to tears anyway but the triggers have obviously shifted. Honestly, I can't even tel…

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Cashing Out Of ‘The Game Of Life’

‎ "I don't believe in the choice you two are making... I don't, but I don't think that it's any of my business." I didn't see it coming... wasn't ready, even remotely, to hear these words…

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Dear Sarah Palin… Love, God

Finally, Sarah Palin and I agree. We both want people to accept and celebrate every child, even those who appear different… and we want them to act right with regard to those children. When she…

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Sing Your Damn Heart Out

Almost a year into my relationship with Kristin (the charming woman who is now my wife... thank you, Washington D.C.), we went to a concert that was part of the Nashville Pride celebration. Lindse…

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Afraid To Be Me?

I recently wrote a piece called, "Gay... and Terrified". A few hours after I published it, I talked to a friend who "came out" to me as a victim of domestic violence. She is not gay, but she is …

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Gay… and Terrified

Yesterday, a friend messaged me to say that she'd given someone information about my work as a Life Coach: I gave your info... to one of my dearest friends. She is married and has two kids. Sh…

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Countering Hate with Power in Tennessee

It sucks to know that once AGAIN people in Tennessee are voting on whether it's okay to be ME or not. By sucks, I mean heart-breaking. It hurts me to have people rallying, strategizing, and investi…

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It Gets Better, But Can Gay Teens Wait When The Rainbow is Not Enough?

Just by taking a quick look at the headlines, it has been a brutal and heartbreaking few weeks for gay and lesbian teens in this country. There was the well-publicized death of Rutgers student Tyler…

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Honoring Gay Pride in San Francisco

Last weekend was Gay Pride in San Francisco. Now, I know that they have Gay Pride celebrations in other cities, but Pride was born here in my neck of the woods -- and yet, I’ve never been there to…

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