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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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How Do You Measure Success?

I was told many times in my life I would never be a success, I believe the phrase was: “You’ll never amount to anything.”  I heard it so often, I started to believe it. My parents never encouraged me, never … Continue reading

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Our Lives Are Lived in Moments…

I found out that a classmate of mine from High School passed away last week.  I haven’t seen him since graduation some 42 years ago, but I remember him quite vividly.  He was smart, funny and kind and he was … Continue reading

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The Lessons of Las Vegas.

I wonder if the people who go to Las Vegas know that the United States is facing an economical challenge. I also wonder if they know and understand that people are not supposed to have money to burn. I only … Continue reading

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I’m in a 1960’s Musical Time-Warp.

I’m sitting in my room on the 12th floor of the Rio All Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.  My room faces The Palms Hotel and the mountains to the East.  I’m watching the clouds roll in and simply enjoying … Continue reading

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No Political Party Will Ever Regulate Love.

No matter who gets elected in November – no matter who makes the laws – no matter what religious zealots say; there is no one on the face of this earth, or any other earth, who will ever be able … Continue reading

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Life is so short… Treasure the moments…

I’m cleaning out my den in order to remodel it.  It’s been ten (10) years of putting things in boxes, drawers, bags, etc., with the intention of cleaning everything out one day.  Well, that day has arrived. Today I was … Continue reading

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Can my Gay Community please stop whining about Sally Ride.

For those in my gay community whining about all the good Sally Ride could have done had she only “come out;” I say – Get over yourself. For most gays and lesbians the hardest thing we will ever do in … Continue reading

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The Remains of the Day…

Ever have one of those days when you aren’t sure how it is you’re supposed to be feeling? You’re happy, and yet, your mind wanders to events that aren’t quite so happy, and then it wanders back to events that … Continue reading

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Why I Love Las Vegas…

I spent the day yesterday walking the wonder that is the Las Vegas Strip.  There is this debauchery that just sort of hangs in the air here.  It was 111 degrees, and still people were walking from casino to casino, … Continue reading

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