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Alfred, Lord Douglas on "The Language of a Sodomite"

I recently picked up Michael S. Sherry’s study Gay Artists in Modern American Culture: An Imaginary Conspiracy, and was intrigued by a passing comment that one of the charges that inspired Canadian-born dancer Maud Allan to file a libel suit in 1918 against a British MP was his charge that she spoke “a foreign ‘language generally used by homosexualists'” (9). 1,009 more words

Queer Language

From Beginning to END--Privileges of Aging Conclusion

I am someplace between my beginning and end, somewhere between (as someone else said) Pampers and Depends, closer to the latter than I intend.

Still there is still time. 257 more words

Just My Opinion

Words & a Pic - March 18

On Saturday, we attended the graduation ceremony for Nazarene Theological College – South Africa. Forty-one men and women marched across the platform as their supporters shouted, uulated and danced for joy. 141 more words


The attitude of kindness is everyday stuff like a great pair of sneakers.  Not frilly. Not fancy.  Just plain and comfortable.

Barbara Johnson


Friday: Farewell to a Special Friend

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~Carol Sobieski and Thomas Meehan, Annie
Day 2 of my humility challenge which reminds me to share and encourage others. 251 more words



Pour être dans les souvenirs de vos enfants demain, vous devez être dans leur vie aujourd’hui. (Barbara Johnson)
Si tu ne sais pas que tu ne peux pas, tu peux. 69 more words

Collection Of Other Things

Talk It Up Tuesday

Let’s have some good, clean fun today! I think everyone “Otter” be reading more, but how about reading ‘better’. By that I mean, take a step back from your usual books and try something that’s uplifting or inspirational. 343 more words