The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

March 12, 2009
by terrance
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Obama, Education, and America’s Teachable Moment

There is one person in particular I hope got to hear President Obama’s recent speech on education. There was a teachable moment in that speech applicable to all of the challenges we’re facing and essential for Americans to understand if … Continue reading

December 11, 2008
by terrance
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The LGBT Hate Crimes Project: Wayland Union High School

I read about an attack on a lesbian student at Wayland Union High School, near Grand Rapids, MI, via Ed’s blog. Police in Wayland, Mich., are investigating an attack by two 14-year-old girls on a third girl in Wayland Union … Continue reading

April 14, 2008
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The “To Read” List

As I write this, there there’s a stack of books on the floor, beside my desk. It’s my “to read” pile; books that I’ve bought because I know I want to read them at some point in the no-so-distant future, … Continue reading

February 4, 2008
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Abstaining from the Reality of Gay Familes

This Friday, I had something anyone who’s ever lived through the first few months of parenting a newborn will understand is something to be treasured: a day off. The rest of the family left the house in the morning, and … Continue reading