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Playing the Orson Scott Card: Why I Won’t Go See Ender’s Game

As a sensitive and lonely gay kid in rural Virginia, science fiction and fantasy were my gateway to a world of endless possibilities and brighter futures. My favorite childhood friends and places included Corwin, Amber and the Courts of Chaos; Milo, Tock and the lands beyond the phantom tollbooth; Bilbo, Frodo and the realms of […]

Taking Pride in Marriage Equality: San Francisco, June 2013

Taking Pride in Marriage Equality: San Francisco, June 2013

Best San Francisco Pride ever? There’s certainly a good case to be made that the answer enthusiastically is “Yes!” At a minimum, I think I can state without exaggeration that Pride in 2013, due to the momentous decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit that week, along with a prompt, powerful and […]

MEUSA Celebrates at San Francisco Pride 2013

MEUSA Celebrates at San Francisco Pride 2013

Adopting a theme of Embrace, Encourage, Empower, San Francisco Pride 2013 will be remembered as one of the most celebratory Pride parades ever. Record-setting crowds cheered and celebrated the historic marriage rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court. The Marriage Equality USA contingent, which included couples together for many decades as well as couples who had […]