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Finding Pride and Home: The State of LGBT Housing

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I’m honored to win my second National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association Excellence in Online Journalism Award for my Caring.com report, Finding Pride and Home: A Look at Housing for Older LGBT Adults, and to be one of Huffington Post’s … Continue reading

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Love You Bushels: A Memoir of Mom

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“In my hall closet, behind the vacuum cleaner and under a pile of books, I found the box of greeting cards.”  Like many friends my age, I’m looking for ways to latch onto memories while my parent is still here. … Continue reading

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Three Short Essays on Celebrity

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1. Why Do Celebrities Play Such A Big Part In Our Imagination? I have a theory that celebrities are just characters in my head. At any moment driving to work or walking down the street, I think about the people in … Continue reading

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Dating 101 for Boomer Women

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When it comes to dating & relationships, I write for all ages, sexes, orientations, and…just about every type that comes to mind…getting the latest from experts, interviewing people about their experiences, offering my own thoughts, and bringing the latest research … Continue reading

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The Male Caregiver

As societal expectations catch up to the reality, the label should no longer raise an eyebrow. The sheer numbers of men in this role are impossible to ignore. Read my report on The Male Caregiver.  

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Profile of Alzheimer’s Researcher Claude Wischik

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Is this man leading us forward in the fight against Alzheimer’s?  I profiled Dr. Claude Wischik, a renowned 63-year-old researcher who’s spent the last 30 years immersed in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. He wants to change the current focus … Continue reading

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On Meditation and Purpose

Let’s have a moment of silent appreciation for meditation. It seems to be having quite the year. Media attention, such as Time magazine’s recent “Mindful Revolution” cover story, has placed it firmly in the pop-culture zeitgeist. Findings from recent studies, … Continue reading

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What My Dad Taught Me About Money

A memoir of money.  “Do you think I’m made of money?” my dad asked me when I was 10, desperately wanting him to buy me a new tabletop pinball machine with flashing lights, automatic scoring, flippers that lit up, and … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat This Summer

Wallet: check. Phone: check. Portable air fan… wait, what?  Summer’s officially here and you’re ready to date (and even get a little hot and bothered… but only in a good way, right?) No one wants any hopes of reveling in … Continue reading

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60th Anniversary of The Lavender Scare

On the 60th Anniversary of The Lavender Scare, Don’t Forget About LGBT Employment Discrimination (April 2013) Did you know that this year marks the 60th anniversary of a witch hunt against gays and lesbians that was as aggressive and vicious … Continue reading

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