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Glenda Corwin

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Debunking Reparative Therapy: Why It Matters

(14) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 7:27 PM

This morning I learned that apparently, I'm not worth my salt. This from David Pickup, spokesperson for the National Association for Research and Therapy for Homosexuality, who espouses "reparative therapy" as a way to turn gay people straight. Pickup explained that, "Any therapist worth his salt knows that homosexual feelings...

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Same-Sex Marriage and Being 'Normal'

(68) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 6:05 PM

Can you believe the Supreme Court is actually going to hear two cases about same-sex marriage? We've come a long way! I know we're nervous about the outcome of the Prop 8 case, but the fact that we even have this to worry about is amazing. The Supreme Court, our...

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What We Learned From Helen Gurley Brown

(3) Comments | Posted August 17, 2012 | 4:07 PM

What do I mean "we"? We women? We lesbians? We people who love others across many kind of lines? All of the above! And I'll start with acknowledging the obvious: Helen Gurley Brown was a smart, powerful woman who tapped into a deep hunger for love and admiration. She channeled...

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What To Think About Driving by Chick-fil-A

(66) Comments | Posted July 31, 2012 | 2:03 PM

Wednesday, Aug. 1 is the day that some religious right-wingers have dedicated to honor Chick-fil-A for their bold stance against us. I drive by one twice a day, and frankly, I'd like something more positive to think about. I told a friend I wanted to connect all this uproar to...

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The Myth of Spontaneity vs. Sustainable Sex

(16) Comments | Posted July 10, 2012 | 11:40 AM

When I first heard about "lesbian bed death" I was puzzled. What's the point in coming out if you're not going to have sex? Because let's face it -- being lesbian isn't just about having wonderful emotional connections with other women. It's about having sex with them. That's what gets...

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