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Tag Archives: equality
Last week, President Barack Obama finally came around and endorsed gay marriage. It’s now a platform on the national stage, which I never would have seen happening 10 years ago. It was 14 years ago that Matthew Shepard was found beaten to death on a lonely stretch of fence in Laramie, Wyoming. I will never forget [...]
Some of us Vancouverites are PROUD of how gay-friendly this city is. I’m straight, and I think the fact that we’re one of the “gayest” cities in the world makes us, well, frankly, fun. Yet even here there is intolerance. And if it’s here, then we still have a lot of work to do in [...]
This is part two of the basic etiquette for restaurant dates. It began with a rant here, and continued with part one here. First, a couple addendums raised in part one’s comments: A. As mentioned by an anonymous commenter after the first posting, if you’re picking your date up, do not call her and tell [...]
This is part one of two for restaurant etiquette. It was preluded with a rant yesterday. Yes, I’ll answer questions about going dutch, etc, but that’s next time. Tried to put this in the order it transpires on a date, but I’m sick and my head’s fuzzy. I have had men saying women don’t respond [...]
A reader wrote me recently to say that I need to comment more about the modern man’s condition. We both agree that men are caught between what they want to be and what they think they have to be, so they’re essentially lost. In not so many words, I’ve recently alluded in an email with [...]
When I was a precocious teen, I was a pretty big fan of Ayn Rand’s books. In reality, her writing’s pretty black-and-white and doesn’t have those subtle shades that a great author should have, but that’s not the point. The love relationships in her novels (Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged) had profoundly influenced my idea of what love [...]