Silence equals death

A slogan made popular during the heights of the AIDS epidemic in the1980s is as relevant today only in a slightly different way.  Maybe our queer elders foreshadowed events to come or history only repeats itself more than we cafre to admit. Either way, our silence is exactly that, our death. Each day we stand [...]

Do We Need To Seek Approval?

If your happiness is dependent on an outside source, person or event, you are destined for heartache and misery. Happiness and joy emanate from within, you are responsible for your own happiness.  As kids, we come into this world with a naive innocence, some of us. We play openly without fear of judgement, we talk [...]

Comics Ties To LGBTQ

Comics have been an escape for people around the world, since their beginning in the late 19th century. They have been a way to make us forget about our own personal trials and, for a brief moment, make us feel like we have control. It was easy for a kid to open the newspaper or [...]

Servin’ T With Mama GayintheCLE

We all love serving some tea, it’s not just reserved for the English. It can be necessary to get to the root of an issue or to help show you what may be right under your nose. There are plenty of questions, asked daily, that need that little extra dose. Whether it be just a [...]

Health Journey From A Novice

I thought I would share with you all what has been keeping me busy the last few months. To that, I apologize for not posting as often as I once had. Hopefully, this post will help clarify some of the reasons as to why. March 19, 2021 was when I received the call that changed [...]

Do Symbols Out Live Their Relevance?

As humans, we gravitate to putting meaning to things and events. This often translates into using symbols for those things. Symbols can give us direction and meaning, hope and belief, and inspiration and courage. But can also get mired in their meaning and stuck in a time where their relevance may be lost? Can we, [...]

Where Did Drag Begin?

Pride season has started and it is a different scene than it has been in years past. This will be the first celebrations or marches in almost a year, due to the impact that Covid-19 had on the world. During Pride, it is important to remember the elders that came before us that have given [...]

Truth About Body Image

If you have read my blog before, you know I try very hard to be body positive and sex positive. I believe that is how we, as humans, should interact with our world. To not be ashamed of the things that all people do or have. Every body is beautiful in it's own right. Every [...]