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by / on April 4, 2013 at 11:58 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Government, Health, Miscellaneous, News, Psychology, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute

Some Are More Equal Than Others: Q & A With the Child of a Gay Parent

This week the Supreme Court continues it’s argument on weather lesbian and gay couples have the right to marry in The United States.  While equal rights, justice and the obvious morality of not excluding a group based on their sexual preference is all well and good, most intriguing are the new findings by the American Pediatric Society.  The APA  has […]

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by / on November 15, 2012 at 11:30 am / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Media, Politics, Prejudice, Society

Following the Elections, Racism and Intolerance Takes Center Stage in the U.S.

With Election 2012 now in our rear-view mirror, President Obama re-established as our leader for the next 4 years, and equality winning huge around the country, the hate mongers are coming out of the woodwork!  From National Organization for Marriage’s leader, Tony Perkins, all the way down to high school kids, the level of sheer hatred and intolerance is deeply […]

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by / on October 30, 2012 at 1:28 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Politics, Sexuality, Society

Mitt Romney: No Future For Our Children

In 2006, Romney’s administration refused to let an anti-bullying guide be published because it contained the words “bisexual” and “transgender”.

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by / on October 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Media, Politics, Relationships, Society

To un-friend, or not to un-friend…is there really a question?

Do you just remove them from your social media life entirely, even if you still love and respect them in general?

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by / on October 18, 2012 at 11:57 am / in Country, Editorials, Gender, Government, Media, Politics, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

“This Page Does Not Exist.”

Do you need help deciding which candidate is better for LGBT and marriage equality? Let me assist you. Click here: http://www.mittromney.com/lgbt/ or here: http://www.barackobama.com/lgbt I hope this little exercise convinces everyone who either is LGBT or who loves someone who is LGBT to vote Obama/Biden. When you click on the Romney link, this is what you see: In case you […]

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by / on September 27, 2012 at 9:27 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Gender, Government, Politics, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

The All-American Flag of Homophobia

What the plaintiffs are alleging is diabolical–for a political organization to steal an image, and demonize a couple’s love and privacy, in order to peddle bigotry and hate to win votes.

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by / on September 26, 2012 at 2:53 pm / in Body, Culture, Gender, Philosophy, Psychology, Relationships, Science, Sexuality, Society

Intersex, Part Two: Marriage Equality

This isn’t about “gay marriage” – bisexuals wish to marry as well – and it’s not a matter of “same-sex marriage” either, because this one still leaves intersex people in uncertainty.

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by / on August 30, 2012 at 10:21 am / in Art, Country, Culture, Current Events, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Government, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Relationships, Sexuality, Society, Theater

The Homecoming Players Take On “8 the Play”

The Homecoming Players in Ithaca, New York, for which I serve as artistic director, won a slot in the national series of staged readings of Dustin Lance Black’s new documentary play, 8, which we performed on August 10. We were thrilled to be part of this program, and a fine party we had. Our plan was to raise enough money […]

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by / on July 26, 2012 at 9:38 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Religion, Sexuality, Society

Chick-Fil-A: Real Chicken, Real Hate

Advocates for equality try to take the high road, because battling hate with hate doesn’t bring progress.

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by / on July 19, 2012 at 9:33 am / in Country, Current Events, Gender, Parenting, Prejudice, Rachel Hockett - Articles, Relationships, Society

The Bigoted Boy Scouts of America

The defiant refusal by the Boy Scouts of America to reconsider their policy of banning openly gay people from participating reminds me of my story of Max and Mary, who lost their daughter, Martha, to suicide, after rejecting her and casting her out of their house and their lives. That sad tale resonated with more than fifteen hundred readers, far […]

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