My Pulse Is Still Racing

It's been seventeen days since the Pulse shooting and I still do not know what to say about it. I have much to say. I have many thoughts. I have many opinions. I have much anger, rage, bitterness, and sadness. Most people have a vision of "us" as a very passive, accepting, non-judging, easy-going lot. … Continue reading My Pulse Is Still Racing

People Are Going To Think You’re a Homosexual: A Reflection on my Childhood

I’ve been listening to an audio book by Brene Brown. It seems, as of Chapter 13, to be a series of talks/teachings that she has given on the subject of vulnerability. So far, most of it has resonated with me far more than I care for it to, especially the points on empathy and shame. … Continue reading People Are Going To Think You’re a Homosexual: A Reflection on my Childhood

Get Your Rainbow Rockets Ready: We Have a Religious Institution to Hijack!

A few weeks ago, I was listening to my friend’s radio show on a local station as I do every morning. Surprisingly, I agree with a lot of what he rants about, even though the station is considered a “conservative” station. For the most part he takes as many shots at GOP lawmakers as he … Continue reading Get Your Rainbow Rockets Ready: We Have a Religious Institution to Hijack!