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10 Reasons Why Americans Should Support Marriage Equality

  It’s AMERICA, y’all. “…with liberty and justice for all.” It doesn’t say, “…with liberty and justice for all, expect if you’re gay.” Prohibiting marriage equality is unconstitutional. If gays and lesbians exchange wedding vows and wedding bands, it won’t trigger a chain reaction that causes your vows and bands to dissolve. Sorry for those …

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He said "binder," but maybe what he meant was "corset."

Did you watch tonight’s debate? That was jolly good fun. So was Aiming Low’s Non-Conference, which I’ll write about tomorrow when I have the time. For now, just know that I want to go back. I met so many amazing people. I laughed. I cried. I cried because I laughed. It was the recharge that …

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The N-Word: Teaching Children About Race Relations

Last week on Parenthood, the interracially-wedded Jasmine (Black) and Crosby (White) faced the difficult task of explaining the n-word to their young son. When Crosby relayed the story of how Jabar came to hear it (via African-American rappers in a recording studio), one of her Jasmine’s first questions was, “What did he hear? Was it nigga or …

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Sister Revenge – A Moment for Which I Have Exercised Decades of Patience

Gangstas, if you love me, you will share, share, share this video. The more it is shared, the more I win: I told you I’d get you back eventually, Chanel. WORD.   *for more fun with anesthesia, read here about my wisdom tooth removal: I Showed that Tooth Extraction Who Was Boss. Sort-of Even When …

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Bullets Are for Gangstas – Episode 6

May just blew right the hell on past me. In the past three weeks, I’ve: hosted three slumber parties for Jordan’s, Kyra’s, and Jaiden’s birthdays. Jordan is the only one with a birthday actually in May. The twins’ birthday is in June. We always have their parties before the school year ends. This is a …

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Let Dominic Speak: Raise Your Voice Against LGBT Discrimination and Live through Love

Appalled and heart-broken, this morning my best friend, Becky, informed me of this issue. She sends her sons, Nick (10) and Christian (my Godson, 8 ) to private school. Sacred Heart Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan is the  Pre-K to Grade 12 private school of Sacred Heart Parish. Its “Roman Catholic faith community” has served the Central …

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