Tag Archives: pride

Slut

As long as I can remember I have defined a slut as “someone who has more sex than the person using the term,” because that’s how the term seems to be used. The traditional definition (as in, Merriam-Webster online) applies … Continue reading

Posted in LGBTITQQ2S, Politics Plus | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nimoy, Tovey and Stereotypes

Leonard Nimoy worked hard to escape a future limited by his being typecast as Mr. Spock; arguably the most iconic character from the Star Trek universe. He struggled to express other aspects of his personality, interests and talents. Of which … Continue reading

Posted in LGBTITQQ2S, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Groundhog Day Again

(First posted four years ago; still applicable) One of the reasons I decided to leave Toronto 19 years ago was the overwhelming sense of loss I felt. The first ‘real’ relationship had ended, the job I thought would be my … Continue reading

Posted in LGBTITQQ2S | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coming Out

A follow up to this recent post about the importance of Coming Out. I’ve spent a certain amount of time admiring great actors and wondering if greatness (in just about any field) and madness are really as closely related as … Continue reading

Posted in Brushing Fame, LGBTITQQ2S | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why We Should Continue to Celebrate ‘Coming Out’

Just over four years ago I wrote “Yes, there will come a day when we should be blase about people coming out- when most of the world will be blase about it.. but as our current struggles clearly show, we … Continue reading

Posted in LGBTITQQ2S, Politics Plus | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wimp: A Coming Out Story in Song

Perhaps this is the result of yesterday’s seminar on Storytelling for Photographers, or it could just be the way my brain deals with life, who knows? Be that as it may, this morning I arranged and re-arranged a series of … Continue reading

Posted in LGBTITQQ2S, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment