Politics And More

Dora: A Headcase- A Review of Sorts

March 1, 2017

DORA: A Headcase © 2012 by Lidia Yuknavitch Hawthorne Books, Portland OR ISBN: 978-0-9834775-7-0 This book is filled with examples of gorgeous if not stunning language and imagery: “the scent of something too sweet and […]

LGBTITQQ2S

Still Here, Still Queer

November 9, 2016

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 of aids’ we will […]

Politics And More

It’s Not You, It’s Me

October 26, 2016

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 […]

Music

Death and Destruction

September 11, 2016

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 most likely a mix of things), the […]

Family, Identity

Poverty Redux

August 26, 2016

I’ve made mention here (and more so on my Facebook profile) of my financial struggles. Not that I believe I should have to justify or defend my current state of poverty, but perhaps my story […]

LGBTITQQ2S

Gratitude Redux

July 22, 2016

Reclaiming ‘gratitude’ – I’ve blogged a few times about my issues around ‘gratitude’ – “just be thankful it’s not worse” and “why aren’t you grateful?“. The mass-murder in Orlando was a reminder that violence is […]