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Pulse Orlando Remembered

June 12, 2019

June 12, 2016 – Pulse Orlando Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 | Stanley Almodovar III, 23 | Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 | Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 | Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 | Peter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 […]

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Tired, Old, Queen

June 11, 2019

Not to put too fine a point on it- I am one of those “tired old queens” people like to talk about. For years I rejected Queen (along with Queer) as my voice and general […]

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Pride Posts

June 2, 2019

June is celebrated as Pride Month in many places. I have picked out just a few posts from the hundred+ in my LGBTiTQQ2S category to highlight. Today in Canadian Queer History looks at “Operation Soap” […]

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Be My Guest

April 21, 2019

This is a call for Guest Posts on this blog. Although I have plenty to say, I can only write from within my own world view. Learning increases both my brain and my heart- as […]

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Elders

April 4, 2019

Not All Our Heroes Are Dead (or: Stop Burying Us, Help Us Live) Yes, large swaths of my generation (and others) passed on no, were sacrificed. They died. Often horrible, painful, deaths. Too often unloved […]

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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 […]