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Gay Marriage is NOT Bad for Children

In light of the historic Supreme Court rulings this week, the overturning of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and the rule against Californiaís Proposition 8, which effectively banned gay marriage thr…

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Arguing the Wrong Questions

If modern day politics and the increasingly large polarization that is dominating rhetoric has anything to teach, it is this:† there are no solutions to be found when we are asking the wrong questio…

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Is This Chicken Homophobic?

This summer may be remembered, not as the summer of the London Olympics, nor the summer of aberrant weather and unrelenting drought, but the summer of the gay-bashing chicken. Let me explain: There is…

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Defining Who is a Parent

I was recently contacted by a lawyer, on behalf of an old friend who is locked in a bitter custody battle for her 7-year old daughter, and asked to make a statement verifying, and validating, my fri…

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Gay Marriage Legal In California: Prop 8 Overturned

Hallelujah! My world is round again. Last week, a federal judge overturned the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California instituted by Proposition 8. Finally. Itís about time. A l…

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Single-Parenting: Unfortunate Circumstance or Inspired Engagement?

Recently I had one of those conversations with a family member. The kind that you never anticipated getting into, as they slowly build from quip to response to statement to declaration to objection to…

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