Author: Howell Scott

Gay Families and Grace Cards

The kids are all right.  At least that’s what the movie of the same name wants you to think.  Playing in limited release in seven theatres in five cities (New York, San Francisco, LA, Chicago, and Toronto), The Kids Are…

The Misspoke Defense

The misstatements never seem to end.  Just when you thought it was safe, another errant misstatement comes flying out of nowhere.  And not from where you expect.  Or then again, maybe from exactly where you expect.  After a hailstorm of criticism, Charles…

Freedom to Speak Freely

What’s in a name?  So asked one of the title characters in William Shakespeare’s classic play, Romeo and Juliet.  As someone with a rare moniker, I am drawn to stories that feature people who share my name, either as a given…