Activism, LGBTQ+ Representation, and My Own Gay Life
Yesterday was just another normal day. I was doing what I normally do. Writing, working, getting things done. Then, in the early evening, a friend sent me a message on Facebook. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died and my whole world tilted on its side. As my head began to spin and myContinue reading “Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died and I’m Pissed Off”
J.K. Rowling, Self-Absorbed White Gays, and Other Reasons I want to Bash my Head Against a Wall This Week
The world has tilted in the last couple of weeks. Peaceful protesters took to the streets to voice their outrage over the death of George Floyd and countless other black citizens of our country at the hands of police officers only to have their protests stolen by white supremacists and other “anarchist” groups–none of whichContinue reading “J.K. Rowling, Self-Absorbed White Gays, and Other Reasons I want to Bash my Head Against a Wall This Week”
Well, here we go again. Apparently, the gays are responsible for Covid-19, or perhaps more importantly, widespread acceptance of the gays did it. Let me explain. In a rather long and sometimes self-contradictory blog post, the Reverend Ralph Drollinger–a man described as the current president’s bible study leader and who has said that he doesContinue reading “It’s Time to Stop Using God to Further Bigotry Against the LGBTQ Community”
My coming out to my family was stolen from me by a nosy mother and a loud-mouthed aunt and after more than two decades I’m still sore about it. No, seriously, let me explain. For you to really understand, we have to go way back to my childhood and hit a few landmarks. I grewContinue reading “I Never Got to Come Out to My Family”
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