Wedding Day!

Wedding Day!

Saturday, November 9, 2013 my son and his partner of 21 years finally married. We’ve considered them married, called Jeffrey our son-in-law and in every way but legally, they’ve been married for many years. But legally counts! Thanks to the decision of the...
Gay, Jewish and a Judge

Gay, Jewish and a Judge

  I get the Reform Judaism magazine every month and religiously put it in the recycle bin. I just don’t have time to read it and frankly, I’m usually not interested in the articles. Except for this month. The cover story this month is about the judge in Toronto...
Victory!

Victory!

This morning I sat anxiously watching CNN and reading the SCOTUS blog to find out the results of the DOMA and Prop 8 cases. First, the ruling on DOMA – yeah! It violates the Equal Protection Clause. For same-sex couples across the nation, they will now qualify to file...
Tick tock, tick tock

Tick tock, tick tock

By this time next week, we may know the fate of DOMA and Prop 8 in California. I’ve been reading speculation about which ways the court could rule and what it could mean. The wait is killing me! In my Monday paper, the headline read, “Top court could avoid a...
Time is on our side

Time is on our side

A Gallop Poll was released today on “Americans’ Views on the Morality of Major Societal Issues.” Of course the topic I am most interested in is gay or lesbian relations. Here is the breakdown of the percent finding them morally acceptable by age: 18 to 34 years 35 to...