LGBTiTQQ2S

  • Last year I posted on the 35th anniversary of Operation Soap – the 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids that became our “line in the sand“. As I noted in a tweet [keep reading]
  • In 1982 Ron Romanovsky and Paul Phillips made their debut at San Francisco’s Valencia Rose Cafe as the musical break for Gay Comedy Open Mic Night. Over the next two [keep reading]
  • Silence = Death: This was a battle cry for we AIDS activists in the ’80s. Those with the virus, or a positive exposure test, needed to speak up so that the size and [keep reading]
  • A new year, a new web-site. Yes, that’s how I roll. Launched in part as a response to the 2016 US Federal Election campaign (and votes) and certain behaviours coming [keep reading]
  • What (if anything) do you celebrate on February 14th? For some the day is just another corporate-driven excuse to spend money; as the credit card bills from last year’s [keep reading]
  • Missed Her by Ivan E Coyote Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver BC ISBN 978-1-55152-371-2 © Copyright 2010 Another collection of two dozen plus short stories. This was a quick [keep reading]
  • Over the past few years I’ve posted reviews of a few books that I consider important and/or powerful. Not all are by queer-identified authors, nor necessarily of queer [keep reading]

Family & Identity

  • Morna Lusty (nee Glasheen) April 28, 1929 – Feb. 19, 2007 Mom is missed and always loved by her children, Bruce, Karen, Brian and Kathy, lovingly remembered by her [keep reading]
  • “What’s your name?” On the surface a fairly straight-forward question with an easy answer. My first (silent) response is actually hearing Margaret Cho ask [keep reading]
  • As a young gay man in the ’80s I was not only a regular patron of Toronto’s bath houses (“steambath” or “men’s health club“), I [keep reading]

Poetry

  • As a young gay man in the ’80s I was not only a regular patron of Toronto’s bath houses (“steambath” or “men’s health club“), I [keep reading]
  • Celebrate Pride Month With Queer Words: You Buy A Book, I’ll Donate One Extended through July 4th For each copy of the following titles of poetry, poetic prose or [keep reading]
  • April is National Poetry Month- And We’re Celebrating Save **% on Digital Gryphon Publishing Poetic Publications The following titles of poetry, poetic prose or poetic [keep reading]

Music

Politics Plus

  • We queer folk have centuries of experience saving ourselves, and often much of society, when confronted by hate. From f*ggots burned at the feet of ‘witches’ to [keep reading]
  • Today is the 15th anniversary of the events of Nine-Eleven. Whether caused by the “intelligence failures” we were told, or any of the ‘conspiracy [keep reading]
  • Reclaiming ‘gratitude’ – I’ve blogged a few times about my issues around ‘gratitude’ – “just be thankful it’s not [keep reading]

Brushing Fame

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Ten Years

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Morna Lusty (nee Glasheen) April 28, 1929 – Feb. 19, 2007 Mom is missed and always loved by her children, Bruce, Karen, Brian and Kathy, lovingly [keep reading]

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