Goodbye #45

It’s over. Four long years of anxiety, sadness, anger and helplessness have finally come to a close. When I went to bed on election night this year, I had an aching feeling that it would turn out like it did...

Friend or Foe?

We all know them. Every single one of us have them in our lives. We all struggle with how to maneuver our relationships with them and question whether or not it is healthy to have them be a part of our worl...

RIP RBG

Written on September 19th at 12:12 am. About five hours have passed since I found out about the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. I am grieving. I went from feeling like I was handling the election sea...

“It’s the Supreme Court, Stupid”

“It’s The Economy, Stupid” is a line made famous by Democratic strategist, James Carville, during the race for the White House between Bill Clinton and President George H.W. Bush in 1992. The line was direct...

The Real Virus

We are not OK. This is not normal. We all must acknowledge we are in a crisis, that we are in danger and that things are very serious. Things are not right. This is not how we are supposed to be living our live...
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Bill Kaelin: Take your pride to the polls

It’s hard to believe it is election time again. We are living in a much different LGBTQ America than we were less than a year ago. There is no rest for the weary and it is more important than ever for us to com...
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Bill Kaelin: Pride trumps hate

I have often said that if the Republican Party would kick the radical Christian right to the curb and truly run on a platform keeping government out of people’s lives including out of our bedrooms and churches,...
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Bill Kaelin: Righteous rebellion

A few weeks ago I joined the Atlanta chapter of Black Lives Matter and took to the streets in protest of the murders of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. The two men were shot and killed within 24 hours of e...
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Bill Kaelin: Rediscovering downtown ATL

It's no secret that many Atlantans have stayed far away from downtown unless they had the unfortunate luck to serve on jury duty, but thanks to my friends purchasing a gorgeous new home in the historical Healey...
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Bill Kaelin: A few requests for Santa

It has always been a Kaelin family tradition for all the children to gather around the kitchen table on Christmas Eve and write a letter to Santa Claus. Handwritten always by my Dad, the letter mostly served as...