Statement Declares Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill is Not Homophobic

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By Amber Leventry Months after Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Uganda’s government has recently stated that the bill is not homophobic. The statement follows much international criticism and a loss of nearly $1.6 billion in aid. Museveni insists the law was simply put into place to reduce open displays of homosexuality. And […]

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Marriage Equality: Understanding What’s Happening

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It seems as if every day we read another story about marriage equality. In November 2012, marriage equality was passing on the ballots, in June 2013, the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was ruled unconstitutional. Almost immediately, there was a case in Ohio where a court ruled a dying man could put his husband’s […]

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Burger King Vies for the Pink Dollar, Issues the Proud Whopper

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There’s definitely one place all gays can have it their way – at least for a day. A San Francisco Burger King came out with the Proud Whopper at a store en route to the 44th annual San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. “[The Proud Whopper] showcases who we are as a brand,” senior vice president of global brand […]

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Not Just Another Stay At Home Mom Blog Post

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By Amber Leventry “This is Not Just Another Blog Post About Being a Stay At Home Mom, This is About Sweating and Knowing Your Audience” Being a SAHM isn’t just a hard job, it’s a job that is known by its acronym alone. It’s feared and loved by many. It’s an athletic feat and a test of endurance. It’s […]

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The Redemptive Power of Story Time

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By Brent Almond I’ve been going through quite a lot of shit lately. I won’t bore you with the details because we’ve all got details and they’re equally uninteresting to others yet end-of-the-world urgent and/or life-altering to us. And for any of us who are parents, our children are often the primary recipients of said shit […]

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Provincetown: COLAGE and Family Equality Council Present Family Week 2014

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The following is from a news release. COLAGE, the only national organization for and by people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents, and Family Equality Council, the national organization which represents the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer in the United States, are gearing up for Family Week, 2014. The […]

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Bush-Appointed Judge Strikes Down Kentucky Marriage Ban

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Tuesday a Republican-appointed federal judge ruled that Kentucky’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from the freedom to marry is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II was appointed by President George H. W. Bush in 1992, on the recommendation of current Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The ruling reads: “Sometimes, by upholding equal rights for a few, courts […]

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