My Books

In Pursuit of a Dream

November 26, 2015

In Pursuit of a Dream My collection of poetry from the 1980s is now available at Amazon. This edition has slightly smaller pages (5″x8″), but has all the same content as the original hard cover […]

Family, Identity

Grandma

August 8, 2015

I’ve written before that when I came out (as gay) to my family, I was asked (told) not to tell Grandma (my paternal grandmother). As I said it that post, she was “more Victorian than […]

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The Temperamentals

July 20, 2015

Saturday evening Sister Heidi Hideyhoe joined Sister Flirt in attending the Evolution Theatre Company production of The Temperamentals. It presents the story of the founding of the Mattachine Society, and its first five members. Yes […]

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Reminder of Days Gone By

July 17, 2015

As regular readers are aware, I am a big fan of Sean Martin; creator of Doc & Raider, The Littlest Blog and his other work. Fans of D&R know that current strips and panels are […]

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Groundhog Day Again

February 2, 2015

(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 […]

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Coming Out and Speaking Out

October 6, 2014

To prepare you for this year’s National Coming Out Day, I’m re-sharing My Coming Out Story. It is also included in Queer Blog Posts; the Kindle-compatible collection of selected blog posts which will be free […]