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Don't Ask Don't Tell

Returning home from work one evening I found my houseguest, Jim, wearing my almond-colored wool cardigan. I had fallen for the horn buttons on the shawl-collared sweater at the Saks Fifth Avenue sales rack a few months before. 706 more words


Harrowed Insight

I was inspired to write my first novel Inside the Skin (formerly The Sea Trials of an Unfortunate Sailor) by life experiences I earned back in the late ’90s, early ’00s while working as a navy Equal Opportunity specialist, experiences the focus of which centered around the harassment, abuse, injury, and sometimes sadly even death as a result of the hatred for and confusion of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy which had recently been implemented throughout the military. 349 more words



Revry.tv commemorates National Trans Day of Visibility with an incisive four-part series by André Pérez that examines four very different experiences of being trans in America.  370 more words

Trump's Transgender Military Ban Harkens Back to 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

President Donald Trump’s restrictions on transgender troops in the military will go into effect on April 12, according to a memo released by the Pentagon on Tuesday night. 467 more words



Your private business is your own;
Keep your affairs within your home;
There are anonymous trolls,
Who are looking to steal the gullible souls,
Social Media isn’t the place; 16 more words


Observation #1018

As I sit in the house of dysfunction,
I wonder aloud how did I function,
as a lad,
I was certainly glad,
to leave the house of dysfunction… 38 more words