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New donor-conceived, lesbian-headed families research

New donor-conceived, lesbian-headed families research

Two recent papers from the longest-running study of lesbian families shed light on the now-grown children's relationships with their donor siblings...

Life in the Slow Lane

Sitting Still

Sitting Still

I've never been one for sitting still...

Bouncing Back—Or Not: My Life at 66

Managing My Conditions

Almost Normal

Almost Normal

Holding the Center

America's reality check

America's reality check

Trump is a bad joke; also a threat

Fatal MAGA combo: shifty and shrill

Fatal MAGA combo: shifty and shrill

Twilight Zone of the republic

2024: a test of character

A year of awakening to the fascist threat

Ghosts of evil yet to come

Ghosts of evil yet to come

Irene Monroe

Was W. E. B. Du Bois a romantic at heart?

Was W. E. B. Du Bois a romantic at heart?

Two activities converged for me during COVID-19: when not officiating funerals, I read romance novels and took long walks along the Charles River, thinking about W. E. B. Du Bois as a romantic.

DignityUSA leader met  with Pope Francis

DignityUSA leader met with Pope Francis

Pope Francis's community of trans women

Pontiff's synod is not with the times

Pontiff's synod is not with the times

Tim Scott's homophobic party queries him

Tim Scott's homophobic party queries him

Billy Masters

Billy Masters 02.08.24

Billy Masters 02.08.24

One of the few countries I've not been to is Sweden — which is strange given my penchant for blonds.

Billy Masters 01.25.24

Billy Masters 01.25.24

Billy Masters 01.11.24

Billy Masters 01.11.24

Billy Masters 12.28.23

Billy Masters 12.28.23

Billy Masters 12.14.23

Billy Masters 12.14.23

Billy Masters 11.16.23

Billy Masters 11.16.23