Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC
Moving the Needle on Reproductive Justice and Family Planning in DC Earlier this month, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act became law in DC after completing its Congressional review period. The [...]
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Jimmy Carter’s Christianity
(Photo by Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times) My thoughts on Easter morning, prompted by Jimmy Carter’s responses to Nicholas Kristof in NYT: Jimmy Carter is a decent man. In describing [...]
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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan
Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne report at CNN. The bomb is called MOAB. It is 21,600 pounds and is GPS-guided, dropped by an MC-130 aircraft on ISIS targets in Afghanistan. [...]
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Out: How to Help Stop Chechnya’s Gay Concentration Camps
The persecution of gay people in Chechnya has only worsened since I wrote about it in my Blade column last week. Hilton Dresden at Out magazine lists several things you [...]
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Blade QUEERY: Rev. Cedric A. Harmon
(Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) One of GLAA’s honorees for our reception on April 20, my esteemed friend Rev. Cedric Harmon of Many Voices, answers 20 gay questions for [...]
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Cosby’s books join ‘most challenged’ list
Graham Bowley reports at NYT: Bill Cosby’s “Little Bill” children’s book series was among the 10 “most challenged” books in 2016, according to a list compiled by the American Library [...]
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Service with a Smile
The attorney for Dr. Dao of the United Airlines “Rhapsody in Black and Blue” incident invoked this classic scene from “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.” It is apt. Trigger warning: lots [...]
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Trump: NATO Is ‘No Longer Obsolete’
I think I would rather be governed by Nancy Reagan’s astrologer. This is not a stable or steady man.
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DC Surrogacy legalization becomes law
At long last, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act, legalizing and regulating surrogate parenting agreements in the District, took effect on April 7 after completion of its congressional review period. It [...]
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FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Carter Page
WaPo reports: The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe [...]
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