Pride for the Next Generation

“All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential.”   Harvey Milk I found the minute that questions surfaced, with my inner self...I began to trust less.  The minute I began to dislike my choices...The more I paid into the 'oppressed minority!' … Continue reading Pride for the Next Generation

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Daily Meditation of a Democrat

In the turmoil...that is when faith works best-RandomwordbyRuth My faith demands - this is not optional - my faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I can, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference... America did not invent human rights. In … Continue reading Daily Meditation of a Democrat

Say, Hey, Harvey!

Once upon a time, a small convenience store...elderly clerk, young males (approximately, 3 or 4) and, a single Tomboy/girl...singled out from the pack. As the youngsters crowded the candy counter... "You don't wanna get those candy cigarettes...You are such a fag!  Only queers get those!" Tomboy/girl... Turns and walks out.  No purchase.  No sign of … Continue reading Say, Hey, Harvey!

Hey, Ricki

Hey, Ricki, As I stood on the marble floors, staring up at the gothic figures of New Hampshire history, many repetitive thoughts filled my flawed mind. Of course, as a writer, you cannot get rid of those thoughts.  Constant ideas, the beating of compulsive thinking, as though, it were a living being. Funny, as I … Continue reading Hey, Ricki

Post Script: Bathroom Meditation

She is up there with me.  Being over fed.  Thinking herself into havoc...chaos, laced with bedhead. What is she thinking?  Nothing, absolutely, nothing, in here fits right! I love you?  I love you?  Pardoning the misdemeanor and miscues. Somewhere between Elvis and Stonewall.  Stuck behind Mr. Milk and crying Indians.  An eighties voice of reason … Continue reading Post Script: Bathroom Meditation