The Republic of T.

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

June 28, 2013
by terrance
Comments Off on Forever Hold Their Peace: The Craziest Conservative DOMA Reactions

Forever Hold Their Peace: The Craziest Conservative DOMA Reactions

“If any of you can show just cause why these two may not lawfully be married,” goes the familiar line from the marriage liturgy, “speak now; or else for ever hold your peace.” After Wednesday, there is no just cause … Continue reading

June 4, 2013
by terrance
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The New York Times “Room For Debate”: How About A Family Friendly Economy

Late last week, I was invited to be a debater in today’s New York Times “Room for Debate” online discussion. The debate is focused on last week’s news that mothers are now the primary breadwinners in 40 percent of American … Continue reading

June 4, 2013
by terrance
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The New York Times & Young Black Experience: My Media Week

It’s only Monday, and it’s been an unusual week, in a very good way. Suddenly, I’m in the media. I wasn’t looking for it, and certainly wasn’t expecting it, but two opportunities to write and talk about being a gay … Continue reading

December 6, 2012
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It’s Official: We Can Marry in Maryland

Marriage equality won big in Maryland this November. But, as with many things in life, the job isn’t finished until the paperwork is done. So, this update from Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is welcome news. It’s official! Courthouses can now … Continue reading

November 20, 2012
by terrance
Comments Off on Alliance Defending Freedom Should Clean Its Own House

Alliance Defending Freedom Should Clean Its Own House

Never admitting defeat, even at the ballot box, the anti-gay right is now telling clerks in Maryland, Washington, and Main how to avoid issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The conservative legal group Alliance Defending Freedom is advising clerks in … Continue reading