Articles written by: Roger Rosen

Roger is a husband, step-father, son, brother, uncle, activist, writer, Broadway performer (Fiddler on the Roof), recovering office manager (where he child wrangled upwards of 60 adults) and hernia survivor. He currently works at Trader Joe’s in Millburn where he can be seen utilizing his BFA from NYU putting kale on a shelf. Also, he serves on the Human Rights Campaign’s Greater NY Steering Committee as the Volunteer Coordinator for NJ. He writes at his own blog Rogeronimo. Like his FB page, rogeronimo.com, and follow him on twitter @rogeronimo_com.

Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person
News & Politics

Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person

Making very little sound so as not to disturb them, our crew catches, in its natural habitat, the final gasps and wheezes of the native North American Professional Homophobe.

Wedding Aisle or Line in the Sand ~ Acceptance?
Family

Wedding Aisle or Line in the Sand ~ Acceptance?

I spent a great deal of my youth tormented by the question, “Will I be accepted for who I am?” What a surprise to find myself in a position where it is I who has to ask: can I accept them for who they are?

When a Wedding Aisle Becomes a Line in the Sand
Extended family / Family

When a Wedding Aisle Becomes a Line in the Sand

I have written before about how Rick and I have gotten married quite a few times, the first time being on June 24, 2000.  What I haven’t written about were the family members who conscientiously objected to our wedding. Bigotry and ignorance, given the sheen of legitimacy by calling them religion, […]

Jack McFarland Is a Faggot and So Am I
Culture

Jack McFarland Is a Faggot and So Am I

“No offense” is, point blank, homophobic. Apparently it’s offensive for people to think that you’re a gay man.

A Question for PRIDE Month: Is There Such a Thing As the Gay Community?
Identity / Life

A Question for PRIDE Month: Is There Such a Thing As the Gay Community?

As we become safer in places where we are alone and have less need to huddle together, will we connect? Is there such a thing as the “gay community?”

Why Beyoncé Is Successful and You’re Not
Celebrities / Culture

Why Beyoncé Is Successful and You’re Not

Lessons learned from Beyoncé in that elevator with Solange and Jay Z.

A Master Class in Successful Adultery for Congress
News & Politics

A Master Class in Successful Adultery for Congress

Why is it that you and your politician friends can’t seem to figure out how to have an affair? I mean, come on! In front of a camera? Seriously?