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Journaling for Authors

Traditionally, keeping a journal was thought of as a very personal, private process. Teenage fiction is filled with the inevitable ‘kid brother stole my diary’ scene, or ‘mom read my diary?? I hate her forever and ever!’ The idea is that you write things for nobody else to read. Wait, …

Identity

Look at me! I’m a blogging fool! But I can’t get away from sources of inspiration, and they compel me to share. You may have heard of the controversy over an iPhone app by Exodus International, a superstition-based organization that claims not to promise to take your gayness away, but …

Of friends, family and cute singing boys…

My BFF Ingrid just posted a very open and heartfelt post about the process of coming to terms with her sexuality over at her blog. It revealed things that I never knew and things I had forgotten. It made me a little sad to think that even though we’ve always …

Orientation? What orientation?

With so much talk of gay rights these days, I’ve found myself doing a fair amount of thinking. My sexuality has always been, to the best of my awareness, a kind of ‘open secret’. The funny thing is, the assumptions are probably wrong. Let me preface this with a puzzling …

Pray the Gay Away? Think again.

On a more serious note, performing activist Peterson Toscano writes about the harm that comes from the so-called ex-gay movement. http://petersontoscano.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/terrible-harm-from-those-wacky-gay-cures/

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