Tag Archives: Gay

January 18, 2016

It’s where we go and what we do, when we get there, that tells us who we are. Joyce Carol Oates It’s 8 degrees farenheit in Chicago, right at this moment and I’m suffering from a bitch of a cold. … Continue reading

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Craig- A Romance

If we don’t believe the things we put on our agendas will come true for us, then there is no hope for us…We’ve got to believe in our beautiful impossible blueprints.                   … Continue reading

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After the Parade 2

My last post I expressed some reservations about the value of the way the parade seemed tuned to middle-class sensibilities. There was always, since the Stonewall Rebellion, a kind of incipient anarchy about to explode just under the veneer. That … Continue reading

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100 Words- June 27, 2015-

Gay people in America have cause to celebrate, given yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, but it doesn’t mean the struggle for full equality is won. We will still have to deal with being excluded from employment, housing, and other services based … Continue reading

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100 Words-June 23, 2015

I’ve been invited to take part in a radio interview during the Pride Parade, Sunday. I was recommended by the Director of the Center on Halsted to a progressive radio station, here in Chicago, as a representative of the Senior … Continue reading

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100 Words- June 12, 2015

I expected the Senior Breakfast and discussion after, sponsored by the Center, to last a somewhat longer than it did. I’d planned the day, in my head, to stretch to at least 3:30, but I was back in Balmoral sometime … Continue reading

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100 Words- June 10, 2015

It was once said that you could tell who was gay at a Hollywood party simply by noting which actors were gathered around Judy Garland. She was my generation’s Madonna, or Lady Gaga. I know that on November 3, 1956, … Continue reading

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