Brushing Fame

Janis Ian: My Eternity In Facebook Jail

October 3, 2019

When Ms Ian asked for volunteers to share her writing, I jumped at the opportunity. My respect for their work is deep; my young queer self identified with the songs of Ms Ian almost as […]

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Be My Guest

April 21, 2019

This is a call for Guest Posts on this blog. Although I have plenty to say, I can only write from within my own world view. Learning increases both my brain and my heart- as […]

Family, Identity

The Fluidity of Time

January 10, 2018

A guest post by my niece Kayla. Started as a short post to celebrate a milestone, this post contains insights and wisdom on time, recovery, and ambiguity. Here is how this blog post came to […]

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Age and Experience

May 17, 2016

As part of a discussion on finding friends, confidants, and potential playmates Patrick Califia and I had a quick exchange on how our age and experience affects what we are looking for. He has kindly […]

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I Can Hear You

April 9, 2016

Another guest post; this slice of life comes from my Sister Zsa Zsa Gabortion.   So, this happened just this morning; Child: “is he a boy or a girl, mommy?“ Mommy: “he’s a boy- he […]

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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 […]