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Forgiving and Living with a Broken Heart ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Forgiving and Living with a Broken Heart  ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – Jan. 2016 Meet Hector Black: Hector is a ninety-year-old man who lives in Tennessee. He has been featured on StoryCorps, Radiolab, and The Moth. He fought…

The War on Public Education ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

The War on Public Education ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – December, 2015 I used to love my career. I was proud to be an educator. I woke up every day looking forward to the curriculum I…

The War on Public Education ~YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

The War on Public Education ~YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – November, 2015 A study conducted by the America Federation of Teachers in 2013 revealed that U.S. students spent as much as thirty days taking practice tests…

Where Are All the Gods? ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Where Are All the Gods? ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – October, 2015 I think everyone would agree that the world can be an ugly place. Not a day goes by that the media doesn’t inundate us…

Inequities or Discrimination ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Inequities or Discrimination ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – September, 2015 There is a car commercial being aired that has three tongue and cheek elderly ladies having some fun with a male salesman. The old…

Courage, Biology, and Being American

Courage, Biology, and Being American

By: Dani Langevin – August, 2015 The definition of courage is: the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear. I…

Hateful Bible Thumpers ~ YE GAY Ol’ VALLEY

Hateful Bible Thumpers ~ YE GAY Ol’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – July, 2015 On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States voted that denying gays and lesbians the right to marry is unconstitutional. As expected,…

Merrimack Valley’s Queer Youth and Gay Straight Alliance in Grammar Schools

Merrimack Valley’s Queer Youth and Gay Straight Alliance in Grammar Schools

By: Dani Langevin: June, 2015 Last month I had the pleasure of visiting Methuen High School and sitting in on a meeting of the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance). Several of…

A Republican, Catholic, and a Freak ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

A Republican, Catholic, and a Freak ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – May, 2015 A couple of weeks ago I saw a posting on Facebook that showed Bruce Jenner on the cover of a Wheaties box in the…

Gay Writers of the Valley ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Gay Writers of the Valley ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – April, 2015 I ran this column almost five years ago, but feel the need to remind our readers of two local gay authors. Brian Tessier is…

History and Religion Mandate Gay Rights

History and Religion Mandate Gay Rights

By: Dani Langevin – March, 2015 One of the strongest reasons people use to justify that history be a part of our educational system is that we learn from it.…

The Gay Agenda

The Gay Agenda

By: Dani Langevin – February, 2015 I keep hearing about The Gay Agenda. What exactly is that and why haven’t I received a hard copy? I’d like to keep udated…

The Change in Our Public Schools

The Change in Our  Public Schools

By: Dani Langevin – January, 2015 Changes have been made in public schools and parents need to be informed and become involved. Educators have been told that “time on learning”…

Redefining Marriage ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Redefining Marriage ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langavin – November, 2014 Allowing same-sex marriage has not redefined marriage. Marriage has been redefined over and over and over again. It is constantly transitioning and to blame…

23 Year Old Father Diagnosed With Tumefactive MS ~ Ye Gay Ole Valley

23 Year Old Father Diagnosed With Tumefactive MS ~ Ye Gay Ole Valley

By: Dani Langevin – October, 2014 Tavis Marceau was a hard working family man putting in 60 hours a week for the moving company at which he was employed. He…

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