Give it some thought

  "When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him." Bayard Rustin

Happy Birthday John Epperson

April 24 1955 You are Fabulous as Lypsinka !   Performing as the "over the top" diva/drag character Lypsinka, John Epperson has had a highly successful stage career. His trademark is assembling actresses' zinger lines from old...

Paragraph 175

On one of my many "searches" for information, I was looking for the dates of the police raid of the Black Cat bar in San Fransico,when I was following a timeline of Gay history on Wikipedia and I skimmed over this line about 1945 . "Upon the...

Day of Silence 4-20-12

  Day of Silence The genesis of the Day of Silence, held annually in late April, was a class project at the University of Virginia in 1996. Assigned to create a non-violent protest event, students devised the Day of Silence to call...

Seek Me Out

                     SEEK                             Under the sheet, find the treasure you seek Explore the dark, til you egnite the spark Feel the moist, make me rejoice Fondle the curve, then spark my nerve ...

FOUND AT LAST

                 FOUND                    I was soiled and tarnished by him, when first you lead me away, And treated me gently, as a flower unopened. You showed me the treasure of tenderness and touch, And fed me passion,...

MY FIRST 'SHE' KISS!.

"FIRST KISS"         I doubt if any two accounts are the same about a person’s transition into homosexuality. (I hate that shitin word!) Some believe they were born into the “life” while others developed in stages. Many never suspect or...

FIRST KISS

                   FIRST KISS                                                                              It always starts with a gentle and kind word. That unique moment when you immediately know there’s something...

Federal Judge Deborah Batts

I post for awearness Deborah A Batts April 13 1947     Deborah A. Batts, an African-American lesbian, became the first openly gay federal judge upon her 1994 appointment to the U.S. District Court in New York. Born in...

Make Me Complete

                        MAKE ME COMPLETE   Consumed in a swirling shower of stars My world now contracted to fit in your arms Enveloped in you and I cannot be saved As my heart leaps towards you, bound by its cage ...

Lost

      LOST       Lost in the moment, Lost in your embrace, Lost to passion, Found in love....       Found in joy, Found in your kiss, Found in your needs, Lost to love.......

When We Play

      When we play   I sit in the shadows, Of the room where we play. Where we tightly held each other, Just the other day. Her hands on my shoulders, As I trembled from the need. Her soft and...

More Heros #3

I post for awearness Harry Hay 1912-2002   "If you're going to carry the skin of conformity over you, you are going to suppress the beautiful prince or princess within you." Harry Hay        

More straight guys as fierce allies

Zach Wahls   Nineteen-year-old Zach Wahls testified before the Iowa state legislature in opposition to a proposed marriage equality ban in 2009. In three short minutes, he left the country with the impression of a young man who is forceful,...

Series of Heros #2

I post to bring awearness Madeline Davis   Madeline Davis founded the Western New York Mattachine Society in 1970, positioning her to become an important figure for LGBT rights in the region. In 1972 she taught the United States’ first...

Heros

I post these to draw awarness.         California Assemblyman Willie Brown successfully combined his "outrage" with his skill for political maneuvering and finally passed a bill that decriminalized gay sex with its signing in...