Tag: gay marriage

  • You love us, so listen: Here’s why we need a parade.

    You love us, so listen: Here’s why we need a parade.

    I’ll answer the question again and again. It’s exhausting, and I don’t even have to answer it that often. But I’m going to answer it again. Even – especially – the most well-meaning people, including loved ones, ‘allies’ and beyond, ask it around once a year. For the moms and dads, siblings, relatives, friends –…

  • Gay peeps can get married, Gilad Shalit can’t.

    I’m trying to enjoy the excitement I feel over New York State’s legalizing gay marriage, giving some of my friends a chance at an alternative-alternative lifestyle, while¬†simultaneously¬†trying to work out the torment I feel over the fact it’s now been a way-too-long five years since 18-year-old beginner soldier Gilad Shalit was taken captive during non-‘war’time,…