When Did St. Patrick’s Day Parades Become so Exclusive?

March 18, 2013, By Kathy Groob, ElectWomen.com – Let me start by saying, “I’ve got Irish blood in me.”  All my ancestors came across the pond on boats bound for American from their homeland of Ireland.  Although I don’t partake in green beer and drunken buffoonery often synonymous with St. Patty’s Day, I enjoy the pipes, kilts and green parade festivities of St. Patrick’s Day.  Hey, it’s a day when we’re all Irish, right?  Wrong....more

A Morning with Rick Santorum in North Texas

As seen this week on TheNextFamily.com (2/15/2012):So as most people already know, we are well into an election year.  We have been watching for weeks as various Conservatives battle for the position of Republican party candidate.  It seems as if each passing week brings us new levels of crazy among them, and I shudder at the thought of any of them in a position of power or leadership....more

Free to Just Be

Dear Delilah,There are a number of things I could write to you about today. I could write about how on this day last year, I was on Day 4 of a 5-day hospitalization; your father and I scared that you might be taken from my womb prematurely, and that you might not be the perfectly healthy little baby that you are. I could write about how we just enjoyed a weekend of beautiful, sunny, 80 degree weather, and how the very same weekend last year, it snowed!...more

Judge Rules California's Anti-Gay Marriage Proposition 8 Unconstitutional: Bloggers React

U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn R. Walker today ruled that Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage within the state of California, is unconstitutional. ...more

I disagree. I think the rights part should not come with marriage for ANYONE. If the government ...more

Openly Gay Student's Senior Photo Rejected From Yearbook

The Jackson Free Press  and Fox 5 out of Atlanta are reporting that a gay teenager in Wesson, Mississippi, was cut from her high school yearbook when she posed for her senior photo in a tuxedo instead of a dress. ...more