Family, Identity

Coming Out 2022

October 11, 2022

I Came Out (as gay) in 1978. I’ve shared that story in this post. This century I prefer the term Queer. I’ve also used this blog to Come Out as both spiritual and a kinkster […]

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My Coming Out Story

October 10, 2020

First posted here in 2010. In recognition of the upcoming “National Coming Out Day” I decided to add my story to the intertubes. Growing up I knew from a young age that I was ‘different’. […]

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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 […]