I Remember When…

Its June 2020, Pride month. The world is in a state of massive upheaval and we are seeing prejudice rear its ugly head in a means that rivals to the days of the early Civil Rights Movement. I don’t mean for this post to take away from the state of affairs we are currently watching [...]

Stand Together

There has been a lot going on in the media and many do not understand the implications. We, as the LGBTQ community, owe a lot to our brothers and sisters of color.   https://youtu.be/SPKowPDcsDU

Why These Protest Matter

I come from a place of privilege. not financially or a place of affluence, but from a social privilege. I am a white cis gendered  presenting gay male. If you pass me on the street you only see a large built white male and that affords me easier navigation throughout society. I can walk into [...]

LGBTQ Pride On Lockdown

Earlier this week, I talked about Pride and it being canceled this year due to Coronavirus. Yes, it does suck but pride is inside of us and can be shown in how we carry ourselves. What is harder to replace is missing the ability to meet new people, reconnect with old friends, and share in the [...]

Why Do We Need To Label Sexuality?

Why do we, as humans, feel the need to label everything that we interact with? Labels define a thing which creates a box for it to live in, the box gives us boundaries of what something is or is not. The boundaries offer us a safe place to navigate and to stay away from the [...]

How Do We Get Back To Normal After Covid-19

We have seen a lot of changes over the last couple of months. We have watched the coronavirus, effectively, shut down most of the world and bring the country's economies to a screeching halt. Getting back to normal seems like something that may be in a galaxy far, far away. Slowly, we are watching our [...]

Silencing of Queer Voices

Some of you probably saw that we have lost PRIZM magazine. In a state that doesn’t have a lot of resources for Queer journalists, this was a huge blow. We have already witnessed our Queer spaces disappearing and now we lose a valuable asset to our community. Where does that leave us and how can [...]

Apocalypse Couture

**Please take this with the sarcasm and humor intended** If you have been watching the news, you see that we are quickly moving to a time of wide scale shutdowns of states. Preventing movement, unless essential. Its feeling like an apocalypse out there, are you dressed for it? Let’s take a look at the fashion [...]

How To Cope With All The Coronavirus Talk

I have wanted to stay away from talking about Covid-19 because it is literally everywhere. I do not want to add to the fear posturing that a lot of social media is rampant with. But I do want to post some information that is helpful. Not focusing on the stressors that are out there, but [...]

Laughter is Good Medicine

The current state of affairs seems dire, I get that. We are watching the new daily and seeing all that is going on around us, the feeling of the world imploding, and a general lack of care from those that are in power. It is a lot to take in and can spiral us into [...]