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Happy National Poetry Month! Go Read Some Verse.

Somewhere in my house, in a box, there’s one of those diaries with the wrap-around lock and two tiny aluminum keys. Well, there used to be keys, now lost in the landfill of time. The diary was once made of faux-leather, which wore out and was replaced with duct tape (super trendy). It’s full of poetry that I wrote in middle and high school.

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Trying to conceive is a lot like falling backwards down a set of stairs. Some people are able to stop themselves right after they begin falling, some in the middle of the flight and some free fall.

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Happy National Poetry Month! Go Read Some Verse.

Somewhere in my house, in a box, there’s one of those diaries with the wrap-around lock and two tiny aluminum keys. Well, there used to be keys, now lost in the landfill of time. The diary was once made of faux-leather, which wore out and was replaced with duct tape (super trendy). It’s full of poetry that I wrote in middle and high school.

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Trying to Conceive and Resiliency

Trying to conceive is a lot like falling backwards down a set of stairs. Some people are able to stop themselves right after they begin falling, some in the middle of the flight and some free fall.

Happy Mothers' Day, by Chris Ware, May 13, 2013. [PHOTO CREDIT: THE NEW YORKER]
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Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day Pointers for LGBTQ Parents

As with so many things queer family in these early generations, we’re building the road as we travel. Approaches to “Mothers’ Day” with two moms and “Fathers’ Day” with two dads abound.

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Greening Spring Cleaning for Earth Day

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The Five Gayest Things about The Ten Commandments

This week I thought about how much more fun it would be to sit around the flat screen with some obnoxious gay friends, pointing out all the obviously queer subtext. Sadly, I’ve never had the opportunity to do that. So, herewith, for fun, and to distract me from my low-carb starvation, are the top five reasons The Ten Commandments should have been included in The Celluloid Closet.

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It is finally Spring! The season of redemption and rebirth, family time, and Seder and Easter tables. Spring is the time we deep clean our homes, gather all that we no longer need or use, and expunge the clutter that holds us back. At this time of year, is it […]

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A Master Class in Successful Adultery for Congress

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Fourteen years ago, I moved out of San Francisco to the suburbs, to shack up with my betrothed. When you do that, move out to the suburbs, San Francisco revokes your queer credibility card at the westernmost point of the Bay Bridge.

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Advice for Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and I have a 10-year old son with autism. I have never collected and catalogued the universe of conflicting and conflicted feelings and emotions, the blessings and challenges, that come with being part of a family with special needs.