“Welcome to Indiana, EXCEPT if You’re Gay” Bosma Passes HJR-3
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“Welcome to Indiana, EXCEPT if You’re Gay” Bosma Passes HJR-3

Original article here, at the Muncie Voice. Statehouse- Indianapolis, IN- January 23, 2014 Speaker (R) Brian Bosma passes HJR-3 through the Indiana Elections Committee Despite the June, 26th 2013 DOMA/SCOTUS ruling that a federal ban on same-sex marriage is UNCONSTITUTIONAL- HJR-3, an amendment to Indiana’s constitution defining marriage ONLY as between a man and a woman, passed through the republican-controlled … Continue reading

Muncie Schools-Thrown under the Buses they Tried to Save; Waiver Denied
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Muncie Schools-Thrown under the Buses they Tried to Save; Waiver Denied

Muncie Community Schools- Thrown under the Buses they tried to save; Waiver Denied Original article was published here– through the Muncie Voice. “Victory has a thousand fathers but defeat is an orphan.”- John F. Kennedy Muncie, Indiana- January 14th, 2014 The bus transportation waiver for which Muncie Schools applied was denied by the Indiana State … Continue reading

Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead-End
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Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead-End

  The very best stories I am able to tell through words or images  find me.   I’m just the vessel for them. And there is a hidden story screaming to be told through the following photograph I took just a few months ago, in October 2013. This story found me as I flipped through the … Continue reading

Middletown, USA (Muncie, Indiana)- Saving Face on Facebook
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Middletown, USA (Muncie, Indiana)- Saving Face on Facebook

Is Middletown, USA (Muncie, Indiana-made famous through the “Middletown Studies”) and much of the rest of America  forced  to save “face” on Facebook?    The math says “Yes.”   *Disclaimer fact: American women, on average, earn 80% of their male counterparts. However, in Muncie, Indiana this figure is upside down; According to the 2010 Census Bureau, women’s … Continue reading