Category Archives: gender orientation

Choosing a Positive Path

Yesterday and today, I heard three different news threads that got me thinking about how people work to effect change. The stories really accentuated different approaches to advocating one’s position.  The first was a rehash and update of the furor over … Continue reading

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Doing the Right Thing

“The time is always right to do what is right.’  Martin Luther King, Jr. Today Washington State joined a short but growing list of states that recognize that the right to marry extends to same sex couples, as well as heterosexual … Continue reading

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Winning Graciously

Now comes the hard part, for most of us.  Yesterday I wrote about the poor leadership shown by the Susan G. Komen Foundation in cutting off funds for Planned Parenthood; funds used to perform cancer screenings, often for those who … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality, and Apples and Oranges

Yin and Yang for me the past couple of days. First, thanks to the Washington State Legislature for passing the marriage equality bill in Olympia this evening. Nice change from the days of Washington State passing the ‘Defense of Marriage … Continue reading

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