Category Archives: Family

Oklahoma Court OKs Gay Adoptions

I covered Oklahoma’s anti-gay adoption law — which not only prevented gay adoptions in the state, but also prohibited the state from recognizing adoptions granted in other states to same sex couples — when it was passed by the Oklahoma … Continue reading

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A christian adoption agency that receives government funds won’t let Catholics adopt. Well, you know what they say about “what goes around.”

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Good News from Georgia

Well, this is welcome news. A Georgia judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage. And in doing so, she offered these words of sanity. Judge Constance C. Russell’s order states: "This Court is well aware that Amendment One … Continue reading

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Supremes Sidestep Gay Families

Did they dodge a bullet or did we? I’m not sure, but I’m a bit relieved when the Supreme Court refuses to rule on a gay adoptions case, thus letting stand a ruling that came down in our favor. In … Continue reading

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Listening to Laura

Maybe Bush should try listening to his wife instead of hiding behind her skirts. Normally, I wouldn’t pay much attention to what Laura Bush says or thinks. And that’s usually because she’s usually prattling on about stuff like not believing … Continue reading

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Not-So-Proud Mary

OK. I wasn’t going to say anything about Mary Cheney’s recent full-court-press to promote her book in the media, but my bullshit meter just went so far in the red that I can’t stand it any more. I kept my … Continue reading

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Father of the Groom

The hubby had a meeting tonight, so Parker and I were at home together. It was nice to have that time because I was out of town for half of last week, but also because the evening held one of … Continue reading

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Learning Their Colors

Rachel points to an interesting article about a study that claims children learn racism by the time they’re three years old. Jane Lane, a co-author of the article and an early-years equality adviser whose publications are recommended by the Government’s … Continue reading

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Dad & Me

Dad’s funeral is today at noon. I spent some time yesterday pouring over old photo albums to find some pictures of him and me together. This is probably my favorite picture of dad & me. He’s apparently coming home from … Continue reading

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So, five years ago this mom kidnaps her son, so he won’t “catch teh gay” from her ex-huband/his father. Oh yeah, and according to the kid she forced him to lie about being molested while with his dad. The bright … Continue reading

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O’Malley’s Marriage Muddle

Given the phenomenon of Tim Kaine — which continues to fulfill expectations — and Democrats’ lack of any coherent strategy on gay issues (other than running in the other direction), I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised that the front-runner for … Continue reading

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Queers’ Kids in the City

It’s funny how things come full circle sometimes. About a year ago, I wrote a post titled "Kids in the Queer City" about an article suggesting that San Francisco’s sizable gay population was "driving families from the city," by somehow … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Dad

Jesse H. Heath, Jr. September 29, 1930 – April 26, 2006 (Photo from Augusta Chronicle , 2004.) 

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Gore Gets It

Via Pam at Pandagon, I came across this recent quote from Al Gore concerning same-sex marriage. It is that love, after all, that is at the heart of why everybody is here. That is what must be honored and respected. … Continue reading

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Always a Bridesmaid

Dave has a post up over at Adamant Sun about receiving news that his sister got married, and it pretty much sums up what probably goes though the minds of a lot of gay couples every time they get a … Continue reading

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