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So Much Coming Out

October 10, 2019

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) was founded on October 11, 1988 by Robert Eichsberg and Jean O’Leary to celebrate the anniversary of the 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. In these current […]

Family, Identity

Picture it- Ontario, 1978

April 9, 2017

In 2010 I posted my coming out story here. That post mentions that I sent a Letter to the Editor of the local newspaper and Came Out to my family, then living in a village […]

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Come Out As Gender (Whatever)

October 3, 2016

The following clip from PBS’ News Hour crossed my Facebook stream a few minutes ago. It’s a short piece by and about iO Tillett Wright- artist, activist, actor, speaker, TV host and writer. His work […]

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More Queer Progress Analysis

August 28, 2016

Some thoughts on the progress we have (or haven’t) made as queer folk, at least here in North America, measured by the Romanovsky & Phillips music catalog. With something like 50 songs on the still-available […]

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Outing Myself, One Story at a Time

November 12, 2015

Below is a Guest Post from Marsha Shandur, a Storytelling Coach and Networking Mentor.   Mid-way through telling the story, I looked at Steve, suddenly realised what was coming, and panicked. I was 30 years […]

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Grandma – In Detail

August 10, 2015

A Guest Post by Dr. James B. Lyttle as a follow-up to my post of two days ago. Grandma was born November 3, 1900 in Belleville, Ontario to Cameron Brown and Margaret Sarah Ross. Her […]