Tag Archives: Reality-based world

Virginia defies its reputation, embraces reality

This is nothing short of a stunning accomplishment. We owe our thanks to the community members who did the hard, unglamorous, patient work of education. They are heroes. Education is really the only thing that can bring about a significant … Continue reading

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Go figure – these 1999 remarks by Pat Robertson, of all people, demonstrate a more advanced understanding of gender science than that of some Democratic leaders in 2012: Letter Writer: I’m 40 years old and have had a sex change. … Continue reading

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At what point can we put to rest the soul-killing fantasy that people can or should change who they are in order to please the ignorant? John Smid, yet another long time “ex-gay” spokesman who has recanted, now acknowledges being … Continue reading

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Telling the truth

For those who say things like “I could care less about what gays do. I’m just sick and tired of hearing about gay rights, etc.”, who don’t understand that full participation in society is not a special right, who for … Continue reading

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What’s the matter with Tennessee?

Good Lord, is Tennessee Rep. Richard Floyd (R-Some Other Planet) as dumb as he appears? The man introduced a bill that would require everyone to use public restrooms that “match” the gender they were assigned at birth – as opposed … Continue reading

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An embarrassing eccentricity

What a ridiculous story this is. Scouting (like the military, like every other part of life) includes people who are openly gay. That means parents who are leaders and volunteers, and scouts themselves. For the most part, participants act as … Continue reading

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Right on schedule, Virginia advances

Today’s Washington Post: Virginians are closely divided over whether gay marriage should be legal, according to a new Washington Post poll, a striking result in a state that overwhelmingly agreed to amend its constitution to ban gay marriage just five … Continue reading

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