Monthly Archives: October 2012

So – What do I know about turning 60?

So – I am less than three weeks from my 60th Birthday.  Of course, on my Birthday last year Susan informed me that I was now in my 60th year, so I’ve had a year to prepare!  Still – I’m not really … Continue reading

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One Giant Pile of Poo.

I’ve decided that in the grand scope of life, this one Presidential Election isn’t going to make or break us. Indeed – life will go on after the polls close on November 6, 2012. I believe what we must ask ourselves is … Continue reading

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How do Gays and Lesbians talk to Republicans?

As a woman who will be turning the age of 60 in less than a month, one would think I would have a fine grasp on my life, wouldn’t one? And as an out and activist lesbian who writes a weekly column, … Continue reading

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The Art of Maturing

I got an email this morning from my ex-husband.  Whenever I turn on the computer and see his name in the in-box, my heart stops for a few seconds. See – We rarely speak and when we do it isn’t … Continue reading

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Surviving my own personal hell, living through “dyke to wife” reparative therapy

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 signed Senate Bill 1172 to ban “reparative therapy” for minors. With this historic legislation, California becomes the first state to ban licensed mental health professionals from practicing psychological therapy aimed at … Continue reading

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