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Working in the real world.

Well I’m back & I trust that you have all had a happy new year. After my last posting I decided to take a wee break from writing but some thoughts have come into my mind of late that I would like to share with you. 1,751 more words


Discovering Mason

When I was nine or ten I began to go through puberty. my chest started to become more prominent and I hated it. My mom bought me training bras, thinking that I would be as excited as my sister to become a woman, she thought she would have to give me the rules about boys, modesty, makeup, and what color of under garments I was allowed to wear (red and black were off limits). 1,395 more words



The elephant in my blog. I have been hesitant to write about my drinking. Why?

Well, because for the longest time, I knew it was a problem but I didn’t have the proper perspective to talk about it. 1,259 more words

Nic Masangkay's "melancholia" holds history and longing with gentle strength

I’ve been impressed with Nic Masangkay’s poetry since I first found slam poetry several years ago, and their first chapbook release, melancholia, delivers on everything I’ve come to expect from them. 372 more words

First, do no harm - unless you think it's okay to discriminate

We hear a lot these days about the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” There’s one particular section of the legislation that I want to write about here … the section that deals with LGBTQ folks. 497 more words

Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best?

It’s taken me a few days to get my thoughts in order after the BBC’s recent documentary on transgender children.

  1. So little fact, so much insinuation…
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