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Queer Festivus Gift Ideas- More Books

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 content. The most recent [keep reading]

Remembrance Day

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Originally published on 11/10/2009 The Armistice that brought an end to World War I (“the war to end all wars“) went into effect at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh [keep reading]

What’s My Name

November 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

“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 “what’s my [keep reading]

It’s Not You, It’s Me

October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Taleo; I hate to say it, but we can not go on this way. I know you are sincere in your desire to bring me great joy. No doubt it’s not just about the money, and it’s not like you [keep reading]

Darling Days by iO Tillett Wright

October 22, 2016 // 2 Comments

This is not a review in any traditional sense. Rather, I will talk about how much I identify with certain quotes, themes and images from its pages. This book is a memoir, a look back at the [keep reading]

Doula

October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

During the ’80s, as AIDS was decimating the gay & lesbian communities of Toronto, I volunteered with various community organizations. Some raised funds to fight the disease and others [keep reading]
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