LGBTQ movies date back as far as the late 1800s, shortly after motion pictures started. How we’re portrayed in those movies is a different story. LGBTQ people were portrayed as villains and depraved. These portrayals still exist today to a lesser degree. It was two movies from the 1970s that showed, a little closer to [...]
When I was in high school, I started martial arts. The teacher we had tried to impress upon us the importance of meditating.
Who are the Revolting Cocks? Short article telling you how the Revolting Cocks got started and the changes to their band over time. Also, why they are one of my favorite bands.
We live in a world that has been tailored for Cis gendered heterosexual interactions. We see it in television shows, movies, literature, advertising, and just about everywhere else. We are told we have to adapt to fit into this world. If we ask for the same privileges that others have, we are told we are [...]
I sit here writing in January of 2021 and some part of me is still surprised that the nature vs nuture debate for LGBTQ people still exists. If you are familiar, it basically states that being LGBTQ comes down to being born that way or a product of how/where you are brought up. This isn’t [...]
Here we are, the beginning of a new year. If you are like most people, you probably made you list of resolutions, the things you want to work on this year. Resolutions can be about personal growth, financial freedom, or to do more work around the house. They are as varied as the people who [...]
This year has been unlike anything most of us have had to witness before. We have watched as a virus has rampaged across the world, infecting millions and leaving so many dead. The last epidemic that has touched us to this degree would be the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s. As a comparison, AIDS has [...]
**Post contains sarcasm and humor about all that has transpired in the year 2020. If you are easily offended, please hit the back button or the "X"in the top right/left corner of your screen** This year has left its mark on each and everyone one of us, that is for sure. As the hours tick [...]
Christmas was established as a federal American holiday on June 26th, 1870. During the 1800s, how Americans viewed Christmas changed radically. It was during this time that Washington Irving wrote fiction about how Christmas had been celebrated in England before the Puritan takeover. These stories sparked the American imagination and some of them have went [...]
All too often, when we watch Christmas movies we are forced to see heterosexual couples getting all the spot light. If we are lucky, we sometimes get a bit part in a movie or tv show. Most of the time it's just the subtext that shows up. I thought I would compile a list of [...]