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February 9, 2012
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Put A Ring On It: The Economics of Equality

In my previous post, I wrote that I’m likely to hear an old favorite conservative talking point repeated over and over again while I’m at CPAC: Married cures poverty, economic inequality, and just about any other economic complaint you can … Continue reading

June 2, 2009
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The Day Will Come, Pt. 4

iv You know my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression … If we are wrong, the Supreme Court of this nation is wrong. If we are wrong, the … 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

January 23, 2008
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Daddy’s Home: Recommended Reading

I’m at home with Dylan today and working from home. (Dylan’s doing very well, by the way. He’s nearing 2 months old and has gotten so much bigger! He was just under six pounds when he was born, and he’s … Continue reading

January 22, 2008
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Poisonous Parenting Explained, Again

It’s inevitable that, since the poisonous parenting series started, someone who drops into the the middle of it without reading the previous posts (or perhaps without reading any of it) completely misunderstands the point of it. That’s what seems to … Continue reading

January 14, 2008
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The DOMA Difference

In many ways, when it comes to the presidential primaries, I feel like I “don’t have a dog in this fight.” But it’s interesting to me that some people are already declaring the Democratic primaries a two person race. And, … Continue reading

December 28, 2007
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The DOMA Test

Michael in Norfolk points out an article about Obama’s latest statement on DOMA. In an interview with the Bay Area Reporter Monday, December 17, Tobias Wolff, a gay man who’s chair of the national LGBT policy committee for the Obama … Continue reading