A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
in 2004 in a conversation with the lesbian plaintiff of a landmark
marriage case in Massachusetts:
"I believe he [Romney] will be responsible for a major backlash," said
Julie Goodridge, a star plaintiff in the lawsuit that led to legal
same-sex marriage in Massachusetts in 2004....
Goodridge recalls a meeting with Romney, who was then the governor of
be hard not to teach gay history how.
Sally Ride, who died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic
cancer, was the first female U.S. astronaut in space and became friends
with Tam O'Shaugnessy at the age of 12. It was not until today, however —
nearly 50 years after meeting — that their 27-year romantic
relationship was made public.
The pioneering scientist was, a statement from...