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The gay-question I hated the most

Q1: “Are you gay?”

Mann… I hate this question. There’s something fundamentally wrong with it.

An alternative: “What is your gender orientation?”

Let’s call the second one Q2.

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It's hard out here for a weird lone wolf

How many subversive communities will I try to join before just accepting that I am one particularly unique snowflake?  Not to brag. I’m an especially unskilled snowflake.   754 more words

For Opera Queens Who Have Considered Suicide: When a Phone Call is Enough - by Chuck Teixeira

 (c) Chuck Teixeira, 2014

This is Terence.  May I help you?

Wow, Tavis! Thanks for calling. Sorry about static on the line. What can I do for you? 841 more words


'Second Avenue Caper' Hits Where 'Dallas Buyers Club' Misses

This is not the review I want to be writing about Joyce Brabner’s ‘Second Avenue Caper’. I’d like to discuss it on its own terms. Reading it, the Dallas Buyers’ Club was the first thing that came to mind and I thought how incredibly obvious that was. 1,092 more words

How Heteronormativity Is Ruining My Relationships

For many years in my personal life, there has been discussions of my status as a single woman. Why, would a smart intelligent woman such as myself, be so single most the time. 1,153 more words

Butch Bucks YYC

It has been a busy couple of weeks for the Calgary Gay History Project.  It seems like we’ve met with a tonne of people in Calgary recently, and on the West Coast this week.  228 more words


Do you wanna hear a queer love story?

Doing a degree in Philosophy completely ruined my love of reading. As a child I devoured books, reading 2, 3, 4 at a time. The library was my happy place. 826 more words