Archive for July 2014

The Bird Cage Still Relevant, 8 Years Later

Last week, I watched the hilarious “The Bird Cage” for the umpteenth time.  Based on the play, “La Cage Aux Folles,” it’s a screwball comedy of gay characters trying to pass as straight for a dinner meeting with an Ohio Senator who finds Billy Graham too liberal and is a Vice –President of the Coalition…

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Testing The Undereducated

CDC’s Recent  Sexual Orientation Survey Has Flaws In the July 22 article in The New York Times entitled “Questions of Orientation,” http://New York Times/7/22/14/Questions of Orientation, Jan Hoffman writes about the inadequacies of gathering information about sexual orientation.  For the first time, respondents were asked about their sexual orientation while taking the Centers for Disease…

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National Blame Someone Else Day, July 13, 2014

 Don’t We Blame More Often? Human nature seems to dictate that it is much easier to blame someone else than accept responsibility for your actions that may thwart or disappoint you.  Sunday, July 13, is supposedly “Blame Someone Else Day.”  I don’t know about you, but I can find myself blaming others for my shortcomings…

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