Savage Love: Don’t judge the fetish

Savage Love!

I am a liberal parent. I raised a daughter who is bi and poly. I always thought that I could accept anything that parenthood might throw at me. I knew that I could embrace my son if he were straight, gay, bi, trans, etc. If there is a controlling consciousness of the universe, it has a nasty sense of humor. Putting it bluntly: My son is sexually attracted to Pokémon. He dropped hints that I didn’t really pick up on… […]

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Poll: 81 percent of Iowans support medical marijuana

A poll released yesterday by Quinnipiac University shows that Iowans overwhelmingly support medical marijuana, despite holding unfavorable views toward its legalization for recreational use. When asked whether they “support or oppose allowing adults in Iowa to legally use marijuana for medical purposes if their doctor prescribes it,” 81 percent of Iowans say they support this […]

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Savage Love: Faithful

Savage Love

I have a slowly terminal disease and don’t have more than five or six years left. I haven’t told my wife, which brings me to my problem. We had lived together for seven years when she cheated on me the first time. We worked things out, we got back together, but we continued to live […]

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UR Here: Helping out

UR Here

One of the good things (yes, I said good things) about the dramatic winter we’ve lived through is a strengthened sense of community that has arisen from this polar vortex. When adversity strikes, people help each other. If there’s overnight snowfall, our next-door neighbor, Steve Spangler, who has the only snow-blower in the proximity of […]

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