Archive for January 2014

State of the Union for Straight Parents

All parents worry about their children, but those of LGBT kids, fret perhaps more so.  Often, their children are regarded as inferior by heterosexuals. However, parents, knowing that great strides were made last year for same-sex equality, should rest better at night. Some of the accomplishments of 2013 helped advance marriage benefits, adoptions, representation in…

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Another 1/2 Ass Solution for Boy Scouts

New policy Allows Gay Youth, Not Leaders New membership practices of The Boy Scouts of America went into effect on January 1, 2014. Last May, delegates at the Boy Scouts’ national convention voted to allow openly gay boys to participate in the group activities. While it’s a baby step toward gay equality, the fact that…

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Aaron Schocking News?

     As the parent of a gay child, I always root for the LGBT people who make successes of themselves for they provide good role models for the gay teen who may be worried about his/her future that may include discrimination.      While some in the LGBT community may want everyone in the LGBT…

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