Older LGBTs and Younger Queers

Posted: July 28, 2014

I recently read with interest a guest editorial in local gay periodical, where the writer discusses us older folks who identify as gay/lesbian/bi and younger folks who identify as queer. He very eloquently explains why he and his generation identify as Queer instead of gay or lesbian, and that started me thinking. I’m a gay […]

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One of My Guilty Pleasures

Posted: June 5, 2014

I admire anyone that is a success in two or more different genres regardless of their chosen endeavor. That is especially true of artists and music groups. In my mind, that dual success demonstrates the merit of the artist. So when I say that I consider The Bee Gees to be in this category I’m […]

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Shameless and Loving It

Posted: May 3, 2014

I’ve heard it said that to embrace one’s sexuality is to dance with danger. Further, to talk about it openly is to cause one’s life to become a living Hell where you lose everything, especially your credibility as a respectable human being. There are some cultures that thrive on shaming and the concept of shame, […]

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Artists: Geniuses or Weirdos? Maybe Both

Posted: March 27, 2014

I’ve discovered the secret of being a success in the arts community. First of all, take some time to formally familiarize yourself with all of the rules regarding, art, design, writing, sculpture, etc. Then, systematically break all of those rules! From that point forward you will be considered a genius! Think of all of the […]

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“Don’t Forget To Be Awesome”

Posted: March 10, 2014

That’s the piece of graffiti I saw while cutting through a local park this afternoon. It struck me at the right time because I was forgetting to feel, just that. You see, I’ve been on quite a journey over the last year and a half/two years. I’ve spent my life in fear and anger, and […]

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