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Gay Marriage – By Dani Langevin

Gay Marriage – By Dani Langevin

By: Dani Langevin – March 2014 *WINNER OF A VALLEY PRESIDENT’S AWARD* I am married. I guess you could say I am ‘in a marriage’. I am not in a…

50 Shades of Gay – YE GAY OL’ VALLEY by Dani Langevin

50 Shades of Gay – YE GAY OL’ VALLEY by Dani Langevin

By: Dani Langevin – February, 2014 The gay community is just as diverse and varied as our heterosexual counter community. I would also venture to say that we are probably…

Perspectives on Being Gay – YE GAY OL’ VALLEY by Dani Langevin

Perspectives on Being Gay – YE GAY OL’ VALLEY by Dani Langevin

By: Dani Langevin – January, 2013 Last month Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan posted an article on Facebook about a gay teacher who had been fired from his position at…

Dying to Teach – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Dying to Teach – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – December, 2013 In 1927, fifty-five year old Andrew Kehoe, school board treasurer in Bath, Michigan shot his wife, fire-bombed his own barn then set off a…

Are We Asking too Much of Teachers and Students? – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Are We Asking too Much of Teachers and Students? – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By Dani Langevin – November, 2013 This is the mission statement of the Common Core Standards (CCS) that has been adopted by the Massachusetts Department of Education. “The Common Core…

YE GAY OL’ VALLEY – Choosing and Being a Step-Parent

YE GAY OL’ VALLEY – Choosing and Being a Step-Parent

By Dani Lanvgevin – September Too many of us find ourselves divorced. For those of us with children, this means that we may find ourselves looking for another partner who…

Hide and Go Peep, By Jeff Katz

Hide and Go Peep, By Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz – Septeber 2013 As a married, suburban father of three, I long ago stopped pondering what goes on in the bedrooms of my neighbors even though I…

Treasury, IRS Announce All Legal Same-Sex Marriages To Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes;

Treasury, IRS Announce All Legal Same-Sex Marriages To Be Recognized For Federal Tax Purposes;

  The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today ruled that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as…

Snow Days Shouldn’t Interrupt Learning

By Dani Langvin – July 2013 It’s time to think outside the igloo. We, here in the Merrimack Valley, live in an area of extreme weather patterns. Summers can be…

Parental Alienation Syndrome

Parental Alienation Syndrome

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2013 When parents are denied the right to have contact with their children you have what is called Parental Alienation Syndrome or PAS. This is…

YE GAY OL’ VALLEY – Court Corruption and Child Custody

By: Dani Langevin – May 2013 “Derek” is a forty-eight year old divorced father of two who has not seen, heard from or spoken with his two children ages 13…

Ye Gay Ol’ Valley – Christian Homes Produce Gay Children

Ye Gay Ol’ Valley – Christian Homes Produce Gay Children

  By Dani Langevin – April 2013 Why do some people “fear” having a gay child? Most don’t really think they will. Most people assume that their children will be…

Ye Gay Ol’ Valley – The Stench of Hate

Ye Gay Ol’ Valley – The Stench of Hate

  By: Dani Langevin – Valley Patriot Lesbian Columnist March 2013 I was angered the other morning, while eating my breakfast and watching the early morning news, to hear about…

All Gun Owners are Paranoid

  By: Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist – February 2013 All gun owners are paranoid. They live in fear of some made up threat and the only way to quell it…

YE GAY OL’ VALLEY – Are You Up for The Challenge?

YE GAY OL’ VALLEY – Are You Up for The Challenge?

  By: Dani Langevin – January 2013 I challenge you, America! I t is the same challenge I have already offered up to my students and a new challenge that…

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