Not A Cookie Cutter Queer

    “How out are you?”  Was her question to me?  My initial reaction was what the fuck?  Really?  Are you seriously asking me that shit!?  She continued with “are you not okay with PDA (public displays of affection)?”  “Are you scared?”  “Are you ashamed?”  Let me just say these inquiries were being directed at Continue Reading

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Onward Ho!

Today’s decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s that ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional brought a huge sigh of relief.  There is still much work to be done, but we are closer today than we were yesterday.   Prop 8: Tuesday, February 7, 2012   This significant victory made me think of all those who have stood in Continue Reading

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The Finest Joe I Know

 Photo credit:  Orangeya Photography (Gay Starbucks Cup) Great News from the coffee world! Starbucks has decided to take a stand in solidarity for Washington Marriage Equality!  It’s exciting that a world famous coffee house would make a public stand with us queers! They have been very supportive in the past, but their “coming out” publicly Continue Reading

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Just A Kiss?

In August 1945 a kiss between a sailor and a nurse grace the cover of LIFE magazine.  Who they are isn’t important.  What it represents is.  According to Alfred Eisenstaedt the photographer of this iconic photo,  “The sailor was running along the street grabbing any and every girl in sight,” “Whether she was a grandmother, Continue Reading

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