Hold Your Applause

On Wednesday, President Obama publicly came out and announced his stance on same-sex marriages.  This is a few days after Vice President Biden announced his position on it as well, but with less fanfare.  To no surprise to me, both have said that they are in support of same-sex marriages, which was something that the…

Just a Senseless Beating Death?

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names (slurs) will never hurt me…” That may be true, but it shouldn’t be a precursor to murder.  The discussion over the beating death of Marcellus Andrews of Waterloo has brought up a litany of angles and different perspectives over whether or not Andrews was gay (his sister…