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Cindy Rizzo

Op/Ed: How 1979 Prepared Me for 2024

She is careful about coming out because you can lose your job if you're gay. In fact, she's been writing for the gay newspaper under a pseudonym. ...
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Dorothy & Kelli: In the Midst – Launching

In the midst of launching into a new phase of life, we’ve begun to explore what it now means to be a couple at this point in our relationship. ...
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11 Things Only Parents of Boys Understand

What was I to do with these loud, smelly, noisy creatures? These things who were constantly moving. And climbing. And yelling. And slamming one another. ...
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Queer Down Under: A Seattleite in Oz, Episode One

I’ve escaped one of the most progressive places in the U.S., and come to a country far behind in equal rights, with an administration rivaling George Bush. ...
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The Seven Unwritten Rules of Dating

Whether you meet someone in the pub or on a website, there are still a fair few rules that everyone sticks to. Welcome to the unwritten rules of dating. ...
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An Airplane, a Missile, and an Unfathomable Moment in the War Against HIV

In a moment - a still-unfathomable moment - 100 of the estimated 12,000 conference delegates scheduled to attend this HIV/AIDS conference ceased to exist. ...
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First-Person: My Nine-Year-Old Son is Gay

My nine-year-old son asked me, “Is a person born gay or lesbian or do they choose?” I told him that everyone’s path is different because it’s in their DNA. ...
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What LGBT Couples Need to Know About Their Parental Rights

It is necessary for same-sex spouses, partners and parents to take precautions to ensure that their relationship is recognized in other states. ...
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The Happiness Muscle: Being Vulnerable

We are all trying to figure shit out. Being honest about our faults, insecurities and emotions to others often makes us more relatable. ...
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Dorothy & Kelli: In the Midst

In the midst of transitions during the past few weeks, we’ve revisited differences in our abilities, wants, and capacities when facing these transitions. ...
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