2012-11 (November)

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In the Trenches: The Closet Trip

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2012 - By Logan Lynn - 1 Comment

A trip to middle America for a family reunion leads back to old fears.

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In Transit: A Sobering Number

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2012 - By Courtney ODonnell - 2 Comments

TransActive offers options for trans kids and their parents that can improve health and save lives.

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In the Pink: Weight Loss Madness

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Lyska Mondor - 0 Comments

Three signs from the media motivate this writer to ponder body issues, weight, Starbucks, SkinnyGurl and hate mongering aimed at fat.

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Garden Gal: A Common Table

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Anne Jaeger - 0 Comments

A neighborhood garden table features a new harvest, friendship, a little mentoring — joy.

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In the Family Way: Worse than 2 Gay Dads

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Cathy Busha and Anna Deligio - 0 Comments

From within our our community or from the mouth of Rick Santorum, gay parents often come under fire and that can be a challenge for our children.

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Have a Gay Christmas

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Ken Hoyt - 0 Comments

Our guide to celebrating the Yuletide with a twist.

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Population Control

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Brad Larsen, PsyD - 2 Comments

What if we are part of the greater whole of humanity with a vital role to fulfill? Could we be responsible for the future of the planet?

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Mr. Behind the Sister

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Jennifer Yocum - 0 Comments

This Sister of Perpetual Indulgence takes his vows and spiritual practice seriously.

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Design Matters: My Crush on Nate

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Jonathan Hopp - 0 Comments

A celebrity crush rarely leads to a chat on the phone, but this one did. A dream come true.

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Real People: Antoinette Sparkles

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By JO Staff - 1 Comment

Each month Just Out features interviews with real people around the Portland metro area.

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Rearranging the Furniture

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By JO Staff - 0 Comments

Rev. Michael Hanley has a simple idea that might change our political and religious conversation.

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Real People: Emily Ponaski

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By JO Staff - 0 Comments

Each month Just Out features interviews with real people around the Portland metro area.

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The Simple Truth: Coming Out Quandries

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Scott MacDonald - 0 Comments

Telling the family is one thing, but the days that follow coming out can be the real challenge. The poignant issue of telling the truth.

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Family of Misfits

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Aaron Spencer - 0 Comments

A mutual desire for children lead this couple to two adoptions. None of the four are biologically related and that makes for the perfect family.

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Two Men & Two Babies

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Aaron Spencer - 0 Comments

This couple creates a family via an egg donor and surrogacy and enjoys the gift of parenting, something they thought they'd never have.

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The Poet in Prison

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Jonathan Kipp - 0 Comments

A tough life for this incarcerated young man where time is his closest companion, and poetry is his hope.

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LGBTQ Parenting Resources

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Aaron Spencer - 0 Comments

Options to parenting.

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Citizen Sam

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012 - By Leo Schuman - 6 Comments

An unusually candid interview with Portland history maker Mayor Sam Adams.

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