Tag Archives: marriage

La Vida de Caridad: The Mockery of Marriage & the GED

I've had my fair share of people talk to me on public transit.  As a fact gatherer and a storyteller, I care more about hearing the lives of other people, about letting stories themselves unfold from random conversations.  And as a girl, I've also had my fair share of such people possibly hitting on me, so I try to be brief about the details, generally honest, and generally only pretend to be engaged if the story might save me (that juvi-ex-con story is for another day). Yesterday I was heading Read more [...]

Progressive Regressive: Marriage Equality

I've been feeling this odd back-and-forth pull in federal politics versus state level politics (in my particular case - California's).  It seems as if - perhaps by chance - the progressive changes on the federal level is met by regressive issues on the state level.  Though this post is really only focused on one aspect of that - marriage equality. On the same day that President Obama was elected as our first African-American president, Proposition 8 passed in California - defining that marriage Read more [...]