Do you really want to read another think piece about Donald Trump's first 100 days? This is better.
In 2004, New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey came out as a "Gay American." It made a lot of news, but it also started a conversation in many homes about what "gay" meant. One such example is Brian Hartigan, a gay father of two young children.
One recent event held by the Osborne Association, an organization that the Foundation supports, really opened my eyes on the need to offer assistance to both incarcerated individuals and their families.
With my passionate and committed Same Sky team, we met the formerly incarcerated women and provided them with the training to make decorative stretch bracelets. The women relished working with the beads, using their hands, and creating something beautiful to share.
There are those who argue that sleeping separately is a sign of a troubled marriage. But, if a marriage is strong and consists of daily embracing, intimacy, kissing and words of love, sleeping separately will not endanger the relationship.
The urge to pathologize Anthony Weiner's proclivities stems from the same animus that underlies homophobia: the prejudice that atypical or unabashed sexual behavior must surely be immoral or unhealthy. Has the gay rights movement taught us nothing?
Where there's a great risk, the level of excitement and thrill is heightened and there's an effort to push the envelope further and further. The greater the risk the greater the thrill.
Abedin -- who penned a longer defense of her husband for Harper's Bazaar prior to this latest revelation -- is hardly the
This week was a week of comebacks, some welcome, some less so. At the U.N., Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen who was shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, marked her 16th birthday by giving an inspiring speech. Less welcome was the comeback by the Texas anti-choice bill, which passed on Friday. In Moscow, accused NSA leaker Edward Snowden emerged at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport to ask Russia for asylum. Closer to home, former governor Eliot Spitzer announced his bid for New York City comptroller, and former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey joined the Jersey City cabinet. And that's a good thing -- further restricting our pool of leaders to flawless robots won't help us meet our challenges. Speaking of challenges, the unlikely Senate duo of Elizabeth Warren and John McCain introduced a bill pushing for Glass-Steagall to make a comeback. Passage is considered unlikely, but, then, so was the unlikely pairing of sharks and tornadoes. Until now.
Earlier this week, McGreevey told PolitickerNJ.com that he did not plan to run for office again and follow in the footsteps