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Counting Anniversaries That Don’t Count
Culture / Life / Sex & relationships

Counting Anniversaries That Don’t Count

Me:  It’s August 1st!  Happy Canadian Wedding Anniversary!! Gabriella:  Have you seen my gold, strappy sandals? Me:  The wedges?  They’re so high.  Are you going to wear them to work?  You’re going to break your neck. Gabriella:  I’m going to be sitting down all day. Me:  Yeah, but you have […]

Mexico City celebrates same-sex marriage
News & Politics

Mexico City celebrates same-sex marriage

A few weeks back, on July 14,  Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa, Mexico City Governor, served as witness for the communal wedding of 26 same-sex couples.  In a statement after the ceremony, he proclaimed that the government of  Mexico City plans to refine public policies for all sectors of society.  In fact, […]

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013
Family / News & Politics / Parenting

The View from Here: San Francisco City Hall, June 26, 2013

Regular contributor Cheryl Dumesnil files this report as one of our penultimate regularly scheduled posts in the “Lawfully Wedded Life” series here. It is fitting: what the SCOTUS Day of Decision looked like from her family’s eyewitness point of view. A bit of backstory: Cheryl has been following this issue for […]

House and Home
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House and Home

Luisa and I bought our house in 1996. We’ve lived here for 17 of the nearly 20 years we have been together. We have scraped wallpaper, patched cracks, painted and painted again. We have learned to change light fixtures and repair pipes and lay tile. We have planted flowers and […]

2012 rocked! (Highlights in Argentina’s path to equality)
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2012 rocked! (Highlights in Argentina’s path to equality)

I realized this is my last post in 2012. I wanted to make a video with this year’s highlights but so many things happened that it’s taking way longer than I expected so I decided to pick the best moment in 2012. I’ve mentioned a loophole in same-sex marriage laws […]

Uruguay: Closer to Marriage Equality
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Uruguay: Closer to Marriage Equality

Uruguay’s Chamber of Deputies approved marriage equality last week, if the Senate approves (and it seems like they will!), president José “Pepe” Mujica may promulgate this early in 2013. Remember the loophole about last names I mentioned in my previous post? Well, my neighbors from Uruguay were smart and included […]

¡Arriba México! Moving forward on Marriage Equality
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¡Arriba México! Moving forward on Marriage Equality

Last week some amazing news came from Mexico regarding same-sex marriage. To understand what’s going on, I had a long chat (more than two hours!) with Mexican activists Criseida and Ana. They have been blogging as Las Dos Mamis since 2006 as Las Dos Mamis. Their blog was one of the […]

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Married? Partnered? Girlfriended?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the language we use to describe our relationships. Back in 2003, before the Massachusetts Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples could marry, and before Mayor Newsom opened the San Francisco wedding floodgates, I always used the terms married and wife when I talked about […]