Tag Archives: LGBTQ

Michael and Greg

The following article appeared in the Windy City Times, the premier Chicago LGBTQ weekly newspaper. Gretchen Rachel Hammond spent three hours interviewing my dearest friend Michael and put together this story of Michael and Greg’s remarkable love story, over 41 … Continue reading

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An historic day!

Obama’s powerful and compassionate response to the Supreme Court decision today legalizing gay marriage. And the final poetic and heartfelt paragraph of Justice Kennedy’s Opinion for the majority: No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals … Continue reading

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                                  Oh yes!

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Mr. and Mr.

We were up in Kenosha today, celebrating two friends’ 35th anniversary together and their recent wedding in New York. It was wonderful to spend the afternoon eating awesome food, drinking wine, chatting and reconnecting with friends. One of the celebrants, … Continue reading

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Matthew Shepherd

Fourteen years ago, Matthew Shepherd (1976-1998) was fighting for his life in a hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. He had been brutally beaten and tortured and tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming, left for dead, because he was gay. … Continue reading

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Outrage at intolerance

My friend, Ms Chili, has a powerful blog today, An Open Letter to the Universe, exclaiming her outrage at the suicide of yet another young gay person who has felt too exposed, too besieged, too rejected, too harassed, and too alone … Continue reading

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