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Do you have any tips on how to deal with some people's insensitivity or, probably more accurately, "tone-deafness"? I have two adopted children and on far too many occasions, people will say things in front of them like, "This is your real mom."
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
| October 29, 2010
The California State Supreme Court just upheld Proposition 8, denying gay people the right to marriage. This should disabuse the complacent of the illusion that the religious right has relinquished its death grip on America. So, too, should Kirby Dick's
Outrage isn't outrageous enough
| June 05, 2009
People tend to make much of what they think of as Mary Gaitskill's fictional realm, a place of sexual transgression, of violence, violation, rape, and sado-masochism, and her female characters, the violated, the used, the users.
Mary Gaitskill carries on
| May 01, 2009
Once more, with feline
Attention, single ladies over 30: April is national cat-care month, and, surely, you, of all people, are invested in the physical well-being of your furry little substitutes for a functional romantic relationship.
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 10, 2009
Then She Found Me
Helen Hunt bites off more than she can chomp on, choosing also to star in this her first try as a film director, a clumsy, overplotted rendition of Elinor Lipman’s 1990 novel.
Overplotted pregnancy flick
| April 30, 2008
Gay and lesbian couples move one step closer to marriage
Maine’s highest court made a high-road decision last week by unanimously ruling that same-sex couples can legally adopt children in Maine.
| September 05, 2007
April comes like an idiot, Edna St. Millay wrote, babbling and strewing flowers.
Chabon, Murakami, Bukowski, and more
| March 13, 2007
Who’s your daddy?
In Harvard Square, the sun is shining and the street is packed.
Our correspondent gets a hand on what makes a man becomes a sperm donor
DAVID ANDREW STOLER
| August 09, 2006
Jennifer Marcus is afraid, very afraid.
Jenny Chow is in good hands at WHAT
| May 31, 2006
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