Archive for April 2013

Boy Scouts of America Speaks with Forked Tongue

O.K. To Lift Ban On Gay Scouts, But Not for Its Leaders Last Friday, the Boy Scouts of America proposed ending its ban, that the Scouts defended before the Supreme Court in 2000, on gay youth while continuing to exclude gay adults from staff or leadership roles.  On May 22nd., the 1,400 members at the National…

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Shhhh! It’s GLSEN’S Annual Day of Silence

April 19th is National Day of Silence What is The Day of Silence? The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students in the U.S. vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. Founded in 1996 at the…

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Tyson Bowers, III, you’ve gone too far this Time!

Re:  Facebook story:  “Parents Put 16 Year Old Daughter Up for Adoption After Learning She is Gay” There’s a new story circulating via Facebook claiming that a 16 year-old girl named April Chadwell was placed for adoption by her parents because she is gay. The story claims the family is in “Southern Carolina” and decided to…

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My So-Called Full Milk Marriage

At age 27, I, and my husband, soon to be thirty,  wed.  We, knowing of my infertility, walked down the aisle anyway because we wanted to “love, honor, and obey.” Years later, eight to be exact, we adopted a baby boy from a well-known adoption agency in New York City.  Five years later, we adopted an…

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