That's What She Said

Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: The virgin officiant

Do you remember where you were when the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage was legal? It’s not a difficult question to answer since it took so long to get to that announcement last summer. For me that histor...
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Melissa Carter: Investing in Millie Pete

What would you do if you had all the pink dollars in the world? Buy a new car or home, make those long-sought improvements to your existing home, or take that exotic vacation you’ve dreamed of for years? I’ve c...
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Melissa Carter: Enterprising sex and failing

Have you ever watched a sex scene in a movie and it inspired you to try something new in the bedroom? Sometimes that adventurous spirit leads to disappointing results. I once went camping with a girlfriend i...
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Melissa Carter: Meeting God face to face

It has been 20 years since I was a member of any church, and several since I've actually sat in one. Issues regarding my sexuality are the main reason for this absence. It wasn't always that way and one member ...
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Melissa Carter: On the other side with Millie Pete

"We're here, aren't we?" That was the response from a nurse when I asked her in the hallway how her Christmas was going. Neither one of us was at home that day and it made me realize the holidays aren't alwa...
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Melissa Carter: Nudity: A gateway to peace?

It's been a difficult few weeks with the constant news of terrorism and the threat of war. You've also seen the international movement to bring peace to those conflicts currently taking place in Europe. But the...
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Melissa Carter: My own worst nightmare

It's that time of year when you pay more attention to things that go bump in the night. But I don't need ghosts in my house to know living alone has become quite scary. I shared with you that Katie Jo and I ...
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Melissa Carter: You are an inspiration

You are an inspiration. Regardless of whether anyone has ever said that to you, I wanted you to know. That's because, as a member of the media who has spent decades learning the craft of self-promotion, I ha...