Politics Plus

Still Here, Still Queer

November 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 ‘loving in the era [keep reading]

Death and Destruction

September 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 theories’ floating around (or [keep reading]

Gratitude Redux

July 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Reclaiming ‘gratitude’ – I’ve blogged a few times about my issues around ‘gratitude’ – “just be thankful it’s not worse” and “why [keep reading]

Gold Star Gay

May 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

A few days ago I posed a question to my friends on Facebook about the term ‘Gold Star Gay‘. The term refers to a gay man who has never had sex (however they define it) with a woman, or a [keep reading]

When PluraIity Just Won’t Do

April 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

Some thoughts on elections- applicable to both major US parties. Some elections (all Federal ones and most State level, as far as I know) go to whoever has a plurality- that is, the highest number of [keep reading]

An Open Letter To Senator Sanders

April 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Bernie; Let me start by saying I started feeling the Bern the first time I heard of your candidacy. In fact, before I moved down to Ohio (third generation cross-border family) I voted NDP in [keep reading]
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