Queering Valentine’s Day

*fair warning, this really isn’t all that deep and probably doesn’t meet the technical criteria for “queering” Valentine’s Day – as much of a capitalists marketing ploy at this point as a day to celebrate romanticism – elicits many emotions. For those in relationships, it can be elation, celebration, or even annoyance. For those recently […]

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The tired path

We are afraid, but we are brave. We are afraid, but we are brave. If I tell myself it is so, so it will become. Looking out of my window, it is night. The trees sway in the breeze, pools of water reflect the cloudy sky in their surfaces – the picture obscured by raindrops […]

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Why I choose Atheism

I am a second rate political mind, and certainly no theologian or philosopher, but because of the internet, I am entirely empowered to stream my thoughts into the public domain. Or rather, I am here to parrot much more brilliant people than myself. I’m writing this – not because I feel that I have anything […]

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It begins (trigger warning)

“I’m here to tell you it’s not going to be as bad as you think.” The echoes of these words follow me into so many places. People who do not find themselves or groups that they are a part of being specifically targeted by recent events think that their consolation is in some way, significant. […]

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Fuck Trump

“Mr. Trump, you have the power to start to heal our divides. Denounce the actions of your supporters who see your election as a license to hate.” – George Takei “I would say don’t do it, that’s terrible, because I’m going to bring this country together.” – Donald Trump I need some cathartic bloodletting, I […]

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An addendum to a discussion

Likely, most of the people reading this are doing so after listening to a discussion between myself and Greg Hawkins. That discussion was the longest I have ever had between myself and someone who disagrees with my political positions, overall I think it was very productive, but I do think there were some things I […]

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