The Republic of T.

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

March 23, 2012
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Whose Son Will Be The Next Trayvon Martin? Pt. 3

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Whose Son Will Be The Next Trayvon Martin?

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Whose Son Will Be The Next Trayvon Martin? Author Elizabeth Stone, in an often quoted observation, once noted that “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is … Continue reading

March 22, 2012
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Whose Son Will Be The Next Trayvon Martin? Pt. 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Whose Son Will Be The Next Trayvon Martin?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Whose Son Will Be The Next Trayvon Martin?I wrote earlier that I sometimes walk our oldest son to school, and watch him until I just can’t see him anymore. It’s … Continue reading

May 25, 2011
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Too Big To Tell: An Epic Without Heroes

[pro-player width='400' height='380']http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtUQmRZMCYU[/pro-player] I won’t watch a movie if I’ve missed the beginning, and I hate missing endings so much that I won’t start watching a movie I can’t see through to the end. As a writer, the beginning and … Continue reading

April 14, 2010
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Poisonous Parenting: The “Puppies” Edition

(TRIGGER WARNING: The descriptions and some of the media in this post depict extremely violent acts of child abuse. If this is an issue for you, consider yourself warned.) I had not expected to update this series so soon after … Continue reading

April 7, 2010
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Poisonous Parenting: The “Oh Father” Edition

This entry is part 5 of 26 in the series poisonous parenting

This entry is part 5 of 26 in the series poisonous parentingIt’s been a while since I’ve added to this series. There are probably a number of reasons, among them that I’ve found myself blogging more about other issues and … Continue reading

March 26, 2010
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Conservatives’ Race To Oblivion, Pt. 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Conservatives' Race to Oblivion

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Conservatives’ Race to OblivionThe big news, since President Obama signed health care reform into law, has been the threats made against Democratic lawmakers. [h/t, Prometheus.] But there is another threat … Continue reading

December 10, 2008
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The LGBT Hate Crimes Project: Simmie Williams

This entry is part 46 of 53 in the series lgbt hate crimes project

This entry is part 46 of 53 in the series lgbt hate crimes projectI started researching the murder of Simmie Williams back in August, around the same time I began researching the murder of Lawrence King. I started researching King’s … Continue reading