¡VISUALIZE YOURSELF!

One’s race, ethnicity andsexual orientation are not usually topics that are discussed together as aninclusive and dynamic entity. We are accustomed to focusing on minority groupsin distinct and separate terms. It is not often that we visualize a perspectivein which sexual orientation is considered as a separate inherent trait and partof the whole being within…

DEAD INSIDE…

He felt dead inside. No matter how hard he partied, he could never escape that simple fact – inside, dead. And that was his life. Running from a feeling. At least until he could run no more. Exhausted, spent and beaten, when the end finally came, he welcomed it. With life ebbing from his wasted…

THE PHRASE OF OUR EXISTENCE

I hear the phrase “it is what it is” a lot thesedays. I like it. The words strike me as an attempt to express a minor epiphany.The speaker is announcing in a casual way that they accurately perceive anunchangeable reality and have accepted it as such. There’s no defeat implied,it’s just an articulation of consciousness…

THE MOOD

Sadness, Grief, The blues,Self-pity, Melancholy, Regret, Remorse, Low, Down-trodden and Morose. These arebut a few of the words that come to mind when trying to describe my mood forpast two weeks. Now before you call a suicide prevention number on my behalf,please know that I am aware that the condition these words describe will pass…

FOREVER POKING…

When I was a child I was taught thesaying, “Sticks and stones may breakmy bones, but words can never hurt me.” At the time, I saw the senseof it. Words, being intangible, have no ability to inflict physical harm.Whenever another child said something mean to me, I would loudly recite thesaying at them, using it…

TRUE BLOOD: SEASON 5, EPISODE 12 – SAVE YOURSELF

Was sitting through this hit-and-missseason of True Bloodworth it to see Bill go bad, Andy turnofficially hot, Jason become full of hate (again), Tara kiss Pam, and Alcidefinally become pack master? In the spirit of a loaded Lafayette, Arlene, andJane Bodehouse, I’d say yes. It wasn’t perfect (the Ifrit was voted the SingleWeakest Twist in our Summer…

MONDAY MUSICAL MOTIVATION: GUARDIAN

AlanisMorissette Guardian lyrics is the first single from the Alanis’sseventh studio album “Havoc and Bright Lights”, in stores on August28th, 2012. You, you who has smiled whenyou’re in painYou who has soldiered through the profaneThey were distracted and shut down So why, why would you talk to me at allSuch words were dishonorable and in vainTheir…

¿DO YOU HAVE A BODY PART YOU HATE?

Many of us can attest to being teased growing up. As a child, suchtaunting may have elicited tears and embarrassment, but as most of us growolder, we learn to make peace with the body part that caused so much strifewhen we were younger. I’ve been teased constantly about mybig lips, but found that gay men…

THE NEED TO MIS/DIS EDUCATE…

First, it is against the interest ofthe mental slave master to adequately educate GAY people because hewould deplete his ability to siphon off GAY skills. Second, the mental slave masterprofoundly fears GAY revenge, for years of abominable treatment. Third, the mental slave maser isextremely afraid of the power of the GAY mind and GAY genius that can…

THROW BACK VIDEO: RIGHT HERE

“Right Here” is the titleof the debut single released by the group SWV. It charted on the Billboard charts as adouble-A-side with “Downtown”. A remixed version, commonly referredto as “Right Here/HumanNature“, became anumber-one R&B single. According to Billboard, the song has spent 54 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts whichis one of the longest chart runs of all time.[2] The originalversion of…