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At the Table

The local chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) maintains an information table at the weekly Farmers Market downtown. They have literature and brochures and typically have two volunteers sit at the table to greet people, give … Continue reading

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More than Benefits

Often when the subject of marriage equality comes up there is talk of the financial benefits of marriage, especially in America where everything is typically reduced to the bottom line of expenses and profits, where people often look most to … Continue reading

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Toward a More Queer World

Words are so important. A subtle shift in the way someone is described can mean the difference between acceptance and rejection. In queer history, just as in other minority communities, we have evolved through many word choices to more clearly … Continue reading

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Promises to Keep

(published by forwardseeking.com, 5/12/12) I do not need marriage to prove my love.  It is, already, life-lasting.  It is, already, eternal. For almost 21 years now my life partner, Brian, and I have shared our love without the sanctity of … Continue reading

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