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Good As You

Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor

Last Build Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:26:27 PST


Yes, I teach my child to resist

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:26:27 PST

Even in the moment, as devastating and other-worldly as it was, I made note of the way she was looking at me. At age three, a child can have strange reactions to a parent’s emotions. Sometimes they nervously laugh. Other...

Going to bed a caterpillar, waking a ‘Failed loser butterfly. Sad.’

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 06:15:25 PST

Sure, the TEA Party started making things weird even before our current decade began. And yes, the attacks on President Obama started trending off the political pages and into high school slambooks. I don’t want to be halcyon about an...

Because I have thoughts about things

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 08:07:53 PST

So parenting is a lot. Like a whole lot. As in it’s impossible to compare to anything I’ve ever done prior in life. In the three years since I stepped away from daily updates on this site to spend the...

'Renewal of American Spirit'

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:46:16 PST

For LGBTQ people and our associated rights, the second decade of the 21st century has been a time of unprecedented progress. Despite setbacks and goals yet achieved, we are living in landmark times for our civil rights movement, and the...

Why can’t we ever stop talking about Russia?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:38:35 PST

I’m not saying there’s a direct connection. But it is weird. If you followed politics anytime between 2013–2015, you are certainly aware of the preponderance of stories surrounding LGBTQ rights and the Russian government’s hostility toward them. From the 2013...

If Jared and Ivanka support us, they need to show the work

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:28:41 PST

Jared and Ivanka: If you support us, show the work Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, both of whom are universally seen as influential figures in the President of the United State’s life and decision-making, are getting much credit in the...

In collegiate LGBTQ debate, Trump SCOTUS pick defended discrimination

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:18:16 PST

In the mid-1980s, the United States military had yet to even enact its discriminatory Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy, operating instead under an even more sweeping ban on openly LGBTQ soldiers whether they were silent or not. As they usually...

Trump lost popularity battle; signing FADA will lose him the war

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:22:51 PST

Donald J. Trump lost the popular vote by nearly three million. He loves to frame his electoral victory as an “historic landslide,” but the popular vote number is the one history will most remember. Hillary Clinton, the first woman on...