Monthly Archives: May 2012

Replacements Limited: Its Stand and Its Cost

A Company’s Stand for Gay Marriage, and Its Cost By JAMES B. STEWART      (New York Times, May 26, 2012) In the months leading up to North Carolina’s vote this month to ban gay marriage, most of the state’s business leaders … Continue reading

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End of the Pseudo-Theory!

See http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/24/opinion/welcome-end-of-a-pseudotheory.html?_r=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&pagewanted=prin   for the editorial in the New York Times on May 24th, which begins like this: “Many opponents of giving equal rights and protections to gay Americans — at the workplace, in the military, in marrying and forming families — … Continue reading

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Psychotherapist Renounces Reparative Therapy

Dr. Robert Spitzer, a renowned psychotherapist who conducted research in 2001 which seemed to say that Reparative Therapy could change gays to straights, now repudiates that research and says it was misinterpreted by people who felt being gay was a choice.   … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, TIMES-NEWS, FOR THIS STORY:

On Sunday, May 13th, the story printed below ran on page 2 of the first section of the Burlington Times-News.  We’ve read stories like this before, but we still need to be reminded of the fact that personal friendship is a … Continue reading

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PACE OF SOCIAL CHANGE ACCELERATING NATIONALLY

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES By PETER BAKER WASHINGTON — When Bill Clinton was president, he waited until almost 1 in the morning in 1996 to sign a bill defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. … Continue reading

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We All Need to Laugh…..

Satirical Video:        “Ten Reasons Why Gay Marriage                           is WRONG !” CLICK ON      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um6x13TMw44     We do need to laugh!

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A Personal Post from an Ally: Thursday morning

Yesterday I heard good friends tell how this defeat impacted their personal emotions and their lives.    I don’t think I had fully understood before this that the usually unspoken prejudices of many of our Alamance County neighbors would SHOUT through the election—-shout hatred and … Continue reading

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