The Republic of T.

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

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

December 8, 2011
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Herman Cain & Eddie Long: A Tale of Two Players

It’s rare that two very public implosions occur almost simultaneously or resonate so well with one another as the the crashing and burning of Herman Cain’s presidential campaign and Eddie Long’s marriage and ministry. It’s even rarer that two high … 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

November 20, 2009
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Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk

I just have one thing to say about this. Forget WWJD. The new question is apparently What Would MLK Do? A coalition of politically and theologically conservative Christian leaders, including nine Roman Catholic bishops, who have just signed a declaration … Continue reading

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

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series the day will come

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series the day will comeiv 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, … Continue reading

January 12, 2009
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Poisonous Parenting: Best Protected

This entry is part 25 of 26 in the series poisonous parenting

This entry is part 25 of 26 in the series poisonous parentingI realize I should probably let it go. After all, there are some people you’re just never gonna reach. Let me explain it this way. When I first came … Continue reading

December 11, 2008
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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