Tag Archives: LGBT Issues

Dear John, I Love Jane: A Book Review

Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women is a collection of love stories. Most beautiful, some sad, they are in many ways like any love stories – except before the authors found love with women, they had lived with (and often loved) men. In the inspired introduction, editors Candace Walsh and Laura Andre talk about what makes the women in ...

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Marriage Equality In Ireland

With thanks to @thecurvature, I bring you an extraordinary video by an organization called Marriage Equality, an Irish organization working to support civil marriage for gay and lesbian people.

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Helping Your Kids Combat Homophobia on The National Day of Silence

Today is the 2009 National Day of Silence, a day to protest bullying and harassment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in schools. Begun in 1996 as a student protest at the University of Virginia, it has grown to participation by over 8,000 middle and high school, colleges and universities, throughout the U.S.  While the central act is a period ...

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More Laughter About the Fear of Gay Marriage

While I am finishing up a blog post on the recent run on rants by middle class white women from New York about why breastfeeding is an anti-feminist plot to keep women down, I am taking a break for some more humor about the fear of gay marriage. An organization called the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is running television ...

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Divorcing Gay Couples in California

I am not a huge fan of marriage.  Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that I am not romantic about it.  It could be my family history – a long line of divorces stretching back to my great-grandparents.  It could be my understanding as a lawyer and an educated feminist that the legal history of marriage has ...

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