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Chivas Sandage

Arts

Queer Poetry: ‘First Lies’

by Chivas Sandage ● 2:34 PM November 24, 2013
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“First Lies,” a queer love poem by Chivas Sandage, from her published collection, Hidden Drive.

Bigotry Watch

Free Speech? A High School’s Day Of Silence, Anti-Gay T-Shirts, Guns, And The ACLU

by Chivas Sandage ● 12:20 PM April 19, 2013
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Are a high school student’s pro-gun, anti-gay activities creating a hostile environment for the students and staff of a Connecticut school the ACLU threatened to sue?

Arts

The Clerk Says You Are Not

by Chivas Sandage ● 1:06 PM April 6, 2013
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Chivas Sandage wrote this poem and read it at last week’s Marriage Equality Rally in Hartford, Connecticut, which she helped organize.

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Marry Me In Texas: Part II — The Letter ‘M’

by Chivas Sandage ● 9:00 AM March 2, 2013
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My new driver’s license looked cheap and fake compared to my former Massachusetts license, but I held it up in front of me as if it were a winning lottery ticket.

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Marry Me In Texas: Part I — The Likes Of Us

by Chivas Sandage ● 2:56 PM February 23, 2013
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I have a dream of someday marrying the love of all my lives — in Texas. Of course, the hot, humid homeland I’m so loyal to isn’t loyal to me.

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Valentine’s Day: Hallmark, Heteros, And Other Threats To Marriage

by Chivas Sandage ● 8:39 AM February 14, 2013
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If Valentine’s cards are to be considered artifacts and evidence of the state of opposite-sex unions, straight marriage may be the greater danger.

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Homophobia At Home In Connecticut

by Chivas Sandage ● 7:00 AM February 8, 2013
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While you’re at home on your computer, you might as well be standing at the farmers’ market while talking about “these people,” who are me, my wife, and my family.

Analysis

The Riddled Death Of Spencer Cox

by Chivas Sandage ● 1:22 PM January 12, 2013
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Chivas Sandage writes a profound tribute to Spencer Cox and challenges us to question why the man who wrote the breakthrough drug trial protocol that saved millions of lives likely died because he didn’t take his medication.

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Queerica: Life after Obama and the Future of Straight Supremacy

by Chivas Sandage ● 11:40 AM December 28, 2012
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Chivas Sandage takes the readers of the New Civil Right Movement on a tour of an ascendantly queer America in 2013 post Barack Obama’s re-election