Browsing All posts tagged under »LGBT«

83 Problems

September 10, 2017


Love God and do what you will. — St. Augustine Early in my teens, one afternoon it hit me like a ton of bricks: I really wanted to get involved with girls. It was clear as day, as if someone suddenly had switched on the sun. Within months I had a girlfriend, the first of […]

Chik-fil-A or Gay?

August 9, 2012


I’ve never eaten a Chik-fil-A sandwich. It wasn’t even on my radar until recently, when Chik-fil-A chief operating officer Dan Cathy opined against gay marriage, whereupon the mayor of Boston and a Chicago alderman promised to thwart Chik-fil-A’s plans to expand into those cities. Chik-fil-A’s ancestry was established by S. Truett Cathy, who opened a […]

Sally Ride Comes Out

July 26, 2012


I went to school with astronauts. Two of them, to be precise. Kathy Sullivan attended high school with me — though, as far as I recall, we never met. The same goes for Sally Ride, who attended my middle school when I was there. Of course, I had no inkling either of them would become […]