Monthly Archives: March 2014

Embarrassing Mom Moments – the Porn Wolves

They do it when you least expect it. The Divine Miss M’s elementary school always had Open House about a week after school started.  I had particular fondness for Open House. Meet the teacher, find out the new class rules … Continue reading

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Ignoring Birth Control as Health Care

I am oddly prudish about discussing anything female-related and discussing sex. I am way too old to feel this way.  Even discussing these things with my Chosen Tribe, I find myself whispering and looking over my shoulder to make sure … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Passing of Fred Phelps

As many of you know, Fred Phelps recently passed away.  He was the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church known for picketing funerals of Matthew Shepard and U.S. soldiers, as well as concerts and various other venues, with signs such … Continue reading

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What Does a Kid Know about Marriage … Quite a Bit, Actually.

PFLAG National filed an amicus brief with the Tenth Circuit in the marriage equality appeals.  It filed a similar brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the Prop 8 case.  Their approach is to tell stories of inequality not just … Continue reading

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