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Call Me By My Name: Queerness and Ownership

Call Me By My Name: Queerness and Ownership:

Some excerpts:

I’ve never considered adopting a nickname that’s friendlier to
American ears. For many in the queer community, choosing a new name for…

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"The River City Chronicles," J. Scott Coatsworth's new book!

“A group of strangers meets at Ragazzi, an Italian restaurant, for a cooking lesson that will change them all. They quickly become intertwined in each other’s lives, and a bit of magic touches each of them…Everyone in the River City has a secret, and sooner or later secrets always come out.” 125 more words


Tainted By Our Choices – Extract

Jack stretched up just enough to peek down through the tinted glass of his office window at the protesters gathered outside holding hand painted placards and could only bring himself to sigh. 1,357 more words

My Writing

This Is Me

Here’s what you need to know. I’m Lacey; twenty-nine, Australian, raging lesbian and recently single. I’m on a journey of self-discovery, trying to reclaim my creativity, learn from my mistakes and live my best life. 297 more words



I don’t know how
But it’s happening for me now.

I’ve tried so many times
To find a path where I can shine.

That glimmer of a chance, 73 more words


Does a personal connection = community?

I’m wrestling with a question right now:

what is the difference between personal connections and a community?

And the answer is:

I don’t know!

I’m dazed! 737 more words

Wanda Deglane - 2 POEMS


I didn’t realize I liked girls until I was 16

because my catholic upbringing never allowed

that part of me to ever see the light of day. 965 more words