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How to Talk About Trump to Children

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

How do we speak to small children about Trump? The question used to be about sex, or death, and now it is Trump -- at least in my family. The soon-to-be 8 year old twins stopped by for a visit yesterday and the Trump question arose. "Gramps, what do you think of Trump?" Z asked me. I hesitated and said, "I try not to."

Witnessing History, With Children

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

Even while I'm reassuring my son this is a win, doubt whispers, "Really? This is it? What's the catch?" My marriage rights have been toyed with so many times over the past nine years, it's hard to believe someone won't pop up yelling, "Ha! Just kidding!" and send us back to the ballot box to start the fight again.