Author Archives: mshifrin

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Fresh Bachelors in my hand, the world's an open book. Time to explore!

New Geography of Same-Sex Couples

Recently, the U.S. Census Bureau released data ranking cities with the highest population of same-sex couples. Now, my first guess would naturally place San Francisco at the top of this list, and I would have been right…21 years ago. Number … Continue reading

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“Glittering” Activism

Recently, a new trend has sprung up in the world of gay rights activism. It’s called glitterbombing, or glittering if you’re trying to eliminate violent connotations. So far, several presidential candidates (mostly republicans) have been glittered, as well as the former … Continue reading

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Back in Action

My dear followers, As I’m sure you have noticed, I have taken a short vacation from my blog. This small break from my usual schedule was due to a little known phenomenon called “summer vacation.” It may be new to … Continue reading

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Another Video

Just thought I would post this for you all. It’s a little video I made about some current discussion surrounding same-sex parenting, marriage, etc. Hope you enjoy!

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Google Covers the Gays!

Google is going to cover the gays! This…is…awesome! Essentially Google is going to “begin covering a cost that gay and lesbian employees must pay when their partners receive domestic partner health benefits, largely to compensate them for an extra tax … Continue reading

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A little bit of ‘Gay Education’

Alright, so I may not agree with everything in this video, especially the representation of the little boy as being gay because he’s dressed up as a teletubby and not to mention the wild stereotyping of the ‘butch’ gay woman … Continue reading

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New Jersey Equality: Two Interpretations

It seems to me that there are (at least) two interpretations when it comes to marriage equality and I have recently found an exemplary example (with impressive alliteration, might I add) simply within the state of New Jersey. One interpretation … Continue reading

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