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Who are you? (Creative answers encouraged!)
Chair, LGBT Community Center of New Orleans
Co-Chair, The Community Coalition of Greater New Orleans
Vice-president, Golden Crown Literary Society
Member, Forum For Equality Louisiana
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Reading, writing and subverting the dominant paradigm.

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Tradition Does Not Equal Justice

Posted on November 8, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

tradition definition Tradition. The word just seems to jump out from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision (Nos. 14-1341/ 3057/ 3464/ 5291/ 5297/ 5818) against marriage equality.

Again and again, Judge Jeffrey Sutton ignores the clear words of the 14th Amendment and invokes tradition to…

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Equal Love

Posted on February 14, 2014 at 11:55am 0 Comments

by Mary Griggs

Despite Randy Thompson’s recent declaration that “Valentine’s Day is only for one man and one woman,” the LGBTQ community should not feel excluded from this day.

According to one legend, in 269, the Roman Emperor Claudius II prohibited marriage for young men, declaring that bachelors made better soldiers. Ignoring the ruling, Valentine secretly…

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ENDA and Lifestyle Based Conduct

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

glaad enda

 

I was interviewed on Monday in regards to the historic vote in the Senate on an inclusive ENDA bill which moved forward with strong bi-partisan support (although every single vote against it was Republican).

 

The resulting article has just a single phrase from my discussion with the reporter from the Times-Picayune (read it here: …

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Enders Game and Pride

Posted on October 20, 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

orson scott card I read Enders Game when it came out during high school and really enjoyed it. I mean, what young person wouldn’t – it is the story of a kid, selected from everyone else for specialized training because he was smart, who survives school bullying and goes on to save the planet! All the special little snowflakes who didn’t really fit in at school, found a bit of wish fulfillment in those pages that we,…

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