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I am not “just like you!”

I saw Bishop Gene Robinson on The Daily Show this past week explaining how loving gay and lesbian families are, just like heterosexual families. Bishop Robinson is a brave person and I respect him as a faith leader , but his argument is both inaccurate and dangerous. It is one I hear all the time […]

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Thoughts on Alison Bechdel’s new book

Alison Bechdel got some crappy reviews for her new book, Are You My Mother? The New York Times was particularly impatient. Slate was more forgiving. Yesterday I downloaded it onto my iPad, which, considering the intensity of Bechdel’s drawings, seemed almost sacrilegious, but for my very first book on an e-reader I wanted to test […]

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