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YA Non-fiction: Stonewall: Breaking out in the fight for Gay Rights by Bausum

Bausum, A. (2016). Stonewall: Breaking out in the fight for gay rights. Speak: New York.  978-0147511478. $9.99.

The Stonewall Inn was an iconic bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village in the late 1960s. 216 more words

An Open Letter to NBDCS and My Fellow Shortlisted Authors

My book Steep Tea was not submitted for the 2016 Singapore Literature Prize because of a mistake made by my publisher. Not knowing the mistake, I had reasonably expected my book to be shortlisted in the English poetry category, and so was prepared to withdraw it from consideration in protest against Singapore’s anti-sodomy law. 995 more words

Singapore Literature Prize

LGBT groups file lawsuit against Utah challenging 'No Promo Homo' law

SALT LAKE CITY — A pair of gay rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the state of Utah challenging a law that forbids discussion of homosexuality in schools that might be construed as “advocacy.” 519 more words


Forbidden Subjects

It’s always said that the two things you never talk about in “polite company” is Politics and Religion. Well, since the latter is the target of my blog, why not go all the way and include some of the former as well? 1,098 more words


True love and blessings

New painting, which would make a good wedding present.  This one is 40cm x 30 cm but can do commissions for a larger size or different colour combinations.  11 more words


See: Tattoos and Gay Marriage

It’s hard for me to write this post because the very premise of it feels conflicting in my mind. Sharing what is discussed in my small group seems wrong as well, but the only thing that truly angers me is when I try with all my might to understand something and simply cannot. 652 more words