Poetry

Metaphor Dice

February 18, 2019

After receiving payment for a freelance assignment, I treated myself to Metaphor Dice. I’d heard about it a few different places. As their marketing material says, they “make the formation of metaphors as easy as […]

Family, Identity

I Love My Work

February 5, 2019

I love my work. Well, I really, really, really enjoy many aspects of how I earn my living. After some negativity in my life I need to post something more positive. But still honest. When […]

LGBTITQQ2S

Today in Canadian Queer History

February 5, 2019

In 2016 I marked the 35th anniversary of Operation Soap – the 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids that became our “line in the sand“. This was just one in a series of police actions against businesses […]

Politics And More

An Open Letter

February 4, 2019

An open letter to former Vice-President Joe Biden (Also Senator Bernie Sanders, and pretty much every other straight, white, cisgender male over the age of 60.) Greetings; Please do not run for US President in […]

Music

R&P at 37

February 1, 2019

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 decades they toured across North […]