coming back in.

Dear President Obama, Thanks for keeping your promise about DADT. I’m done being mad at you now. Hugsnkisses, Rachel p.s. – you look so happy to be signing this law today, and that makes me happy. you’re awesome.

newsweekgate or whatever they’re calling it.

I haven’t blogged about this for a few reasons (book ban, work, writing, tennis, karate, etc.), but I think it deserves some attention here, at least for the attention it’s getting at Autostraddle: Ramin Seetodeh wrote an article for Newsweek about gay actors not being able to convincingly play straight. Alan Cumming (yes, that Alan […]

a closer walk

So if you’re not tapped in to the queer community or the Christian community, you might have missed this particular bit of news: If you’ve been involved in the evangelical Christian community in any way in the last 15 years, the name Jennifer Knapp is probably as familiar to you as Kelly Clarkson. Knapp is […]

my absolute favorite thing

about the Prop 8 trial: David Boies: NO singularly accepted universal definition of marriage. Marriage constantly evolving. David Blankenhorn: Yes sir. I wrote those words in my book. David Boies: No further questions, your honor.

prop 8 trial

I just want to say that the Prop 8 Trial is providing some really incredible entertainment to break up the monotony of a workday. You can check out Courage Campaign’s liveblogging efforts here. I’ll warn you: the blogging is extensive, and can be a little difficult to follow. But Rick Jacobs is providing wonderful daily […]

big gay update

It seems like there’s a lot going on this week in gay news, and I’ve been trying to keep up with it. Some quick updates: 1. New Jersey State Senate will vote tomorrow on marriage equality – if you live in NJ, click here for info on how you can help ensure the bill gets […]

injustice anywhere is a threat.

On Monday, Donna and I, along with Maureen, had the incredible privilege of attending the NJ State Senate Judiciary Committee’s public hearing on NJ S-1967, the Freedom of Religion and Equality in Civil Marriage Act. This bill, sponsored by Senators Weinberg and Lesniak, would allow gay couples in NJ to get married. It was an […]

well, that was disappointing.

So we went with Christie. I mean, I can’t say I’m surprised – Corzine has sucked for the past few years, and clearly most of the people in this state agree. But I’m disappointed nonetheless: Corzine offered us some wonderful chances to level the playing field in terms of Civil Rights in this state. And […]