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Supreme Court Argues Gay Marriage Tomorrow

What’s At Stake on April 28th? The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the marriage cases from Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee.  All of these states have marriage bans upheld by the federal appeals court in Cincinnati in November.  That appeals court is the only one that has ruled in favor of the…

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LGBTQ Alphabet Primer

About a year ago, April 1, 20014, I write a blog entitled http://www.straightparentgaykid.blogspot.com/2014/01/14/not-your-mother’s alphabet-anymore/. A year later, the gender spectrum still confuses readers.  In fact, two days ago, a writer for Psychology Today put an ad on HARO (Help A Reporter Out) seeking a psychiatrist or psychologist to explain the difference between homosexuality and transgender…

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It’s Not Too Late To Be SILENT!

GLSEN’s Day of Silence Is April 17 GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, whose mission is to “ensure that every member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender orientation or gender expression” has been holding a Day of Silence in schools annually  since 1996. Still Need Support…

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Child Abuse Is Not Just Physical

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month “The physical wounds  (of child abuse) heal but research is showing that the effects on a child’s social, emotional and future physical health is far more damaging that we once thought,” states Mary E. Jones, MD, child advocacy physician at Loyola University Health System. Bullied At School Eighty-five…

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Have SCOTUS Settle Gay Marriage Once And For All!

On April 28th, The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear arguments in favor of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. Mary L. Bonauto, a lawyer and prominent gay-rights advocate who helped establish a right to gay marriage in Massachusetts in 2003, will argue that ALL states must allow gay marriage. Douglas Hallward-Driemeier,…

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