To My Son, When you came out to me last year, it was kind of an awkward forced situation. We found some things on your social media device and we wanted to make sure you were safe. I told you then “You don’t have to tell us anything you’re not ready to but we just want to make sure you’re not trolling anyone.” You flushed furiously not so much, I think, at us asking about … [Read more...]
Within days of Trump implementing his ban on refugees from certain Muslim majority countries (which, let’s call it what it is, a Muslim ban) he also announced he would keep the protections for federal LGBT employees that Obama implemented. Whether this was on the urging of his daughter and son-in-law, or his own idea (hah!), this is not something to celebrate. Do not … [Read more...]
I want to tell you all a story. The year was 2005 and I was a high school freshmen at North Syracuse Junior High school. I was female, and known to be by most, but androgynous in appearance. I was under regular threat of assault, with varying degrees of ability to escape. Those who knew me called me a dyke. Strangers called me a fag. I don’t mean this as a metaphor. It … [Read more...]
Indonesia Requests Ban On LGBTQ Emojis Since Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love made its debut Bali, Indonesia has been a tourist destination for many. The low cost of living, friendly Balinese and beaches also bring expats ready for a change. I know this because I am one of them. And Bali can be a transformational place, but much like many of our political and social systems … [Read more...]
The Body Is Not an Apology
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