International Women’s Day has come and gone, again, and I did not ponder the big issues because they are well covered by bigger thinkers than me. 601 more words
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The supreme irony here is, before Congressional knucklescrapers, following a certain Georgia Congressman who clearly loves marriage passionately, passed the Defense of Marriage Act in September, 1996, virtually nobody was discussing marriage equality. 537 more words
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Republicans are promoting a bill that could make marriage a private institution in their state. The legislation, filed by Rep. Mike Turner, could end all government regulation of marriage and leave the matter to individuals and their churches.
It’s International Women’s Day when I started writing this. I originally meant to post something about how I use clothes to express my masculinity, but that’s starting to feel so irrelevant, so I might leave it for a long while and perhaps revisit it when I’m in a blogging block. 350 more words
Yesterday, on my lunch break at work, a group of my coworkers and I went out to lunch. We arrived at the restaurant about 12:30 pm, so lunch breaks were in full swing and the restaurant was pretty busy. 1,172 more words
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Legislation under consideration in Massachusetts that would extend workplace rights to domestic workers is desperately needed, writes Kate Zen.