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Take time to celebrate what we have gained

The other night, my girlfriend sent me a link to a YouTube video. I thought it was a music video until I pressed play. It turned out to be a short film narrated with a poem. 223 more words


Until We Could

Sometimes we read things and they make us cry.  This was one of those things for me.

I am in love.  Still.  11 and a half years together and I am still in awe of our relationship.   879 more words

Going Global

"Until We Could"

Marriage equality in the United States has been a hot button for politicians, everywhere.

There are those who stand firmly on the side of the right wing conservatives. 424 more words

Being Gay

Boston-area Book Readings of Note in October

B.J. Novak
The Book with No Pictures
Harvard Book Store
at Brattle Theatre
Thursday, October 2 at 6pm

Richard Blanco
The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood… 221 more words


Freedom To Marry - Until We Could - Amazing Poem by Richard Blanco

Until We Could, a gorgeous new poem written by Madrid-born inaugural poet Richard Blanco, celebrates love and the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The film is narrated by Golden Globe winning actress…

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Short Take: The Prince of los Cocuyos - Richard Blanco

Blanco is the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, following in the footsteps of literary luminaries like Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. He is the youngest poet ever chosen, the first Latino, an immigrant and an openly gay writer. 214 more words