Sen. Roy Ashburn Pisses Off My Mom

I got an email about a nanosecond ago. This is the subject line Caught!!!! The email is from my mom, and included no text, just a link to this story. An anti-gay California state senator was placed under arrest for drunk driving after leaving a gay bar. A male passenger was in the vehicle along with the lawmaker was not arrested, reported Sacramento CBS affiliate Channel 13. State Sen. Roy Ashburn was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol at about 2:00 a.m. on March 3 when his state-issued vehicle …

Friday Confession: I Lied And I’d Do It Again

I lied to a group of people for a prolonged period of time. I knew I was lying, many of them knew I was lying, and I would do it again. It was the right thing to do. I am a liar. In December of 2006 my friends and I told the hospital staff that I was the AIDS patient’s sister. We did so because his partner of 14 years had no legal rights without waving a sheet of paper in front of their faces every time he opened his …

Why I blog

I know this blog sort of looks like it came out of nowhere. It didn’t. I’m not new to blogging, to social media, to influencing; I’m just newly putting my real name out there. The reason I started blogging was because of gay rights. I’m not gay, I don’t have anyone in my family who is gay, and I don’t have any close gay friends who are still alive. The reason I started blogging is because when my dearest love, my Steven, succumbed to AIDS his life partner of 14 …