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

February 9, 2012
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Put a Ring On It: The Economics of Marriage

“You gotta have a J-O-B, if you wanna be with me.” – Gwen Guthrie, “Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent” I’m off to cover CPAC tomorrow, where — in light of a federal court ruling California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional … 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

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 4, 2008
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Who Should I Vote For?

No big surprise here. I stumbled on to GlassBooth.Org [via Living the Scientific Life] and took their quiz, which basically matches you up with three candidates from the current presidential field whose positions are most similar to your own. Here’s … 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