The Republic of T.

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

July 12, 2013
by terrance
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Geraldo Rivera Gets It Wrong and Racist on Travon Martin’s Murder

The verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder (yes, murder) of Trayvon Martin is coming sooner or later, now that closing arguments are winding down. I’m not sure I can hold on to my sanity until then. … Continue reading

June 17, 2013
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Austerity Battle Heating Up In Greece

Last week, when thousands of Greeks took to the streets to protest the Greek government’s austerity driven shut-down the state-run television broadcaster, ERT, I asked whether the latest European backlash against austerity would begin to turn the tide against austerity. … Continue reading

June 4, 2013
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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

July 20, 2011
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Getting Michelle Bachmann

I think I’m beginning to get Michelle Bachmann, after the whole migraine story. The Minnesota Republican frequently suffers from stress-induced medical episodes that she has characterized as severe headaches. These episodes, say witnesses, occur once a week on average and … Continue reading