Love columnist Kellie Patrick Gates writes from the Montgomery County home she shares with her extraordinary husband, a formerly stray cat and an adopted greyhound.
Born and raised in Elk County, Gates previously was an award-winning news reporter for The Inquirer and other newspapers in Pennsylvania, New York and Florida.
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Hello there At a college as small as Loyola, everyone kind of knows everyone, and Alex and Matt could have picked each other out of a lineup ever since freshman year. But they didn't officially meet until fall of their junior year, in 2007, waiting to board the plane for a study-abroad program in Paris.
Hello there Bonnie traveled north from Collingswood to watch New York's June 2000 Gay Pride Parade, then marched herself into a Hudson Street lesbian bar.