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A Wild Night In

I’m impatiently tapping my chunky heels and digging in my bag for my credit card as I wait in line to pay for two bottles […]

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Why My Open Office Feels … Walled Off

At work the other day, a Slack message from a co-worker popped up on my screen: “Do you happen to have a tampon?” I quickly […]

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How I’m Learning (and Accepting) That It’s Okay to Skip a Gym Day

When I first picked up a regular workout routine, I reaped the physical and mental benefits of getting into shape. I reveled in the endorphins and […]

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The Internet Is Killing Happiness. Can We Stop It?

So, I’ll admit it: I was looking at my phone the moment my two-year-old fell off a stump at our little Fairmount playground and bashed […]

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Am I Too Old to Get a Tattoo?

I have never once in my life wanted to get a tattoo. This is surprising, as I’ve never been one to turn away any sort of accessory […]

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Non-Buyer’s Remorse: All the Things We Didn’t Buy and Now Regret

Someone in the Philly area owns a blue and white ceramic elephant that looks just like this. It’s part of a pair of matching elephants, both […]

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Sandy on Sandy

“Sandy is Really Blowing Hard.” This is just one of the headlines I’ve been receiving via email, text and Facebook today. And I guess it’s to […]

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Gay Marriage: No Ducks About It

“If homosexuality spreads,” writes a teen to a local newspaper, “it can cause human evolution to come to a standstill. It could threaten the human […]

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Paul Ryan is an Idiot

“The things you talk about, like traditional marriage and family and entrepreneurship – these aren’t values that are indicative to any one person, or race, […]

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Lesbian Chic is Not a Fashion Trend

Style.com counts lesbian chic among its fall fashion trends. And it has us scratching our heads.

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My Gay Sitcom Life

My parents sent me a postcard with a single line in my mother’s impeccable penmanship; it read, “Spending your inheritance! XOXO, Cliff & Clair.” My […]

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Don’t Ignore Sally Ride’s Coming Out Party

Gail Shister discusses the legacy Sally Ride left as a gay astronaut.

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Politicians Come Out Against Chick-fil-A

Mayors in cities around the country say they’ll prohibit Chick-fil-A from operating, but whatever happened to free speech?

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I’m Missing the Mom Gene

A humorous essay about not wanting to become a mom – even if more gay and lesbian couples are becoming parents today.

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Cheney’s Daughter Gets Gay Married

Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Mary weds longtime partner Heather Poe in Washington D.C. this weekend.