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Photo Credit:  Robert Shaffron
Family / Life

Married up to here

Dateline: May 22, 1996. Robert and John celebrate ten years of living together in bliss. Also, sin. Dateline: New Jersey, July 10th, 2004. Robert and John undergo Domestic Partnerization the first day legal in the state. Not sure what a Domestic Partner is supposed to do, but we suspect it […]

Bullies in the pulpit
News & Politics

Bullies in the pulpit

This past week, as National Bullying Prevention Month was kicking off, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett was chatting with a local news station, comparing same-sex marriage to incest. He was actually apologizing for having earlier compared gay marriage to the union of two children. “I think a much better analogy would […]

Marriage equality in New Jersey is music to my ears
News & Politics / Sex & relationships

Marriage equality in New Jersey is music to my ears

We are one step closer to equality in New Jersey.  On Friday, September 27th (my nephew’s birthday), Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled that denying gay people the right to get married was to deny them federal protection and benefits. Joy & jubilation!! And then our beloved governor (and I […]

No More Praying Away the Gay
News & Politics

No More Praying Away the Gay

Last week, New Jersey became the second state in the nation to ban so-called “conversion therapy.” That means children under the age of 18 can no longer be forced to endure therapy designed to change their sexual orientation from gay to straight. When he signed the bill into law, New […]