A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Pope Francis

Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony

By Rob Watson   A few months ago, I had pondered on what the now retired Pope Benedict might observe and learn on a trip with my family to Disneyland.    He had just made some rude and inaccurate observations about families like mine, and I felt the reality, as demonstrated by tens of thousands of clamoring […]

Voting for Marriage Equality Does Not Endager Re-Election


  A new report from Third Way finds that voters largely do not punish lawmakers for voting for marriage equality, regardless of political party. The study analyzed lawmakers in Washington and New York, the only two states where elected officials have faced re-election after addressing the issue of same-sex marriage. Of those who supported the […]

Pentagon Will Allow Uniformed Service Members to March in San Diego Gay Pride Parade

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  CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – The Defense Department announced -for the first time in U.S. history -that it is allowing service members to march in uniform in a gay pride parade.  Even though their policy is to not allow troops to march in uniform in parades they will be making an exception for the San Diego […]

A Day in the Life of a Deviant Married Lesbian Mommy


By: Tanya Dodd-Hise So in watching all of the craptastic Republican jargon being thrown around over the past many weeks and months, I thought that perhaps I should take a good, hard look at this life that I’m leading and the family of which I am part.  Some of the candidates have declared that they […]