Category: equality

Casual Fridays: Blogging Life Is Hard And I’m Freaking Exhausted.

{Molly Ringwald photographed by Andy Warhol, Circo 1985… …and I’m pretty sure that’s The Bangles lead singer Suzanna Hoffs on the left.} This week has done me in good. I’m wearing a dark blue sweatshirt and my favorite lounge pants that Scott gave me for Christmas the year we got married, but I can’t take a picture for you right… Read more →

Why I Care So Much About Overturning Prop 8, Even Though I’m Straight

I can’t imagine if the government or anyone else was telling me I didn’t have a right to the single greatest joy and accomplishment in my life: Having built this family. And honestly, I’m pretty sick of hearing bullshit like “nobody is stopping ‘them‘ from being a family” from those who oppose equal rights for all. In the weeks after… Read more →

Boy Scouts, You Are Wrong.

{via} On Tuesday, the LA Times Reported: HOUSTON — The Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday reaffirmed the organization’s policy of excluding gays, despite recent protest campaigns by members, including some of the group’s board. The announcement came after a confidential two-year review by an 11-member special committee formed by Scout leaders in 2010, a spokesman said. I’m a little… Read more →