The Best Advice…

Often overlooked in our LGBTQ community are transgender men and women. I feel it is important to be able to share some of their stories. It is time for us all to set our differences and beliefs aside. We must unite and fight we lose all the progress we have made. That requires us coming [...]

Gay Songs Summer Throwback

So, here we are about half way through summer. Today it is ungodly hot across the Midwest, so what better way to deal with the heat that to take a look as some previous summer hits. When I started this list, I went back to about 1995 and realized that was 25 years ago. Then [...]

From Where Did It Start?

Most of us, thanks to Pride celebrations the nation over, are aware that the first marches took place fifty years ago at the Stonewall Inn. Stonewall was only the turning point for our movement. Yes, Stonewall was monumental because it was the point where many of us were tired of the mistreatment we were enduring, [...]

We Walk With Pride

In the past I was always the one watching the parade file by instead of being a part of it. I never thought that I could be a part of something, to be one of those that took a public stand to say you stood in support and as an out Gay Male. This year [...]

The Importance of Self Care

Relationships, as my last few posts have pointed out, can be hard and confusing. There is no one true method on how they are supposed to work. This is because no two people are the same. We perceive situations differently, we learn from our lessons in our own way, and we react, based on those [...]

Relationship Realness

A friend posted a meme on Facebook recently on "toxic monogamy culture." First, I will give a short rant how much I hate the over usage of the word "toxic" when applied to any culture. There are times that it is a valid expression and then there are time in which someone uses it as [...]

The Importance Of Being Visible

The Importance of Being Visible I want to extend the deepest thanks to every trans/gender non-conforming person who has shared their personal stories through my blog. Each of you are a string in the larger fabric that is the LGBT community. Your stories are more important than any of us realize, the difficulties you have [...]