“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
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
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, 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
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