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On Statues, Flags, and Heritage

  Statues that honor secessionists who rebelled against our country are coming down in cities around the country and it is well past time for it. The soldiers honored with these statues were men who fought to defend slavery. While … Continue reading

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Marry-Go-Round

  There was an ad on television a moment ago for a new series called “Spouse House”, set to premiere on July 9. The premise is that seven men and seven women will live in a house together with the … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Stage: The Evolution of Gay Theater

  In today’s theater the “love that dare not speak its name” is finally being spoken, loudly, and in speech after speech, play after play. As Time magazine opined after the Stonewall Rebellion in 1969, “the love that once dared … Continue reading

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Obituary for My Mother

An obituary cannot contain a life. Words and pictures cannot contain a life. Not even memories can contain a life. Each life is its own story and no one can know the full story of it except the one who … Continue reading

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Dreams of Justice

  Last night I had a disturbing dream. I was at a restaurant. In a booth near me sat a man and a boy. I overheard the boy tell their waiter that he and the man were “together”. He mentioned … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Mitch McConnell

Mitch, I’m sorry, but I can’t start my letter with “Dear” because you are not, and I don’t respect you enough to address you by the title of Senator (and believe me, I deliberated that longer than most bills get deliberated in the Senate … Continue reading

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Without Memories

There was one recurring dream that I had when I was a child. I would be standing just outside the side door of our house where there were a number of steps leading up the hill to the door. Looking down … Continue reading

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