I’m a Pusher… or at least a Pusher-Backer!

I was recently “tagged” into a FB debate about vaccines. (not for the first nor the last time….) The article in question was called 4 Ways to Restore Trust in the US Vaccination Program and and can be found here. Apparently the problem anti vax people have with vaccines is that they haven’t been given sufficientContinue reading “I’m a Pusher… or at least a Pusher-Backer!”

Then and Now

I used to write about colors Especially Red And I would add photos To get your attention, make you pause, Enjoy the ride. I used to write about blogs And leave comments Peruse and beg to be perused Tempt you over to my own space on the web Entertain the masses I used to writeContinue reading “Then and Now”

Thank you, Mister President.

Sometimes I am proud to call him President. While his views on gay marriage have been “evolving” and it doesn’t appear likely that he will move from his support of civil unions to support for same sex marriage, President Obama has, as he is proud to say, made a lot of progress for the LGBTContinue reading “Thank you, Mister President.”

Skepticism and the LGBT Community

It is important to remember to be skeptical. Skeptical of petition pushers who sound like they really are making the world safer.Skeptical of ballot referendums that sound like they are being fair.Skeptical of “natural transitioning” methods that sound easier and cheaper than Testosterone injections. Critical thinking skills are more than just that section that youContinue reading “Skepticism and the LGBT Community”

EQCA, Prop 8, 2012, and You!

Last night Andrea Shorter the Director of Marriage and Coalition from EQCA (Equality California) joined approximately 25 locals at Fresno City College for a Town Hall meeting to discuss the practicality of putting a Same Sex Marriage Imitative on the 2012 ballot. She assured us that EQCA wouldn’t be making a demission regarding this issueContinue reading “EQCA, Prop 8, 2012, and You!”

Gentlemen, Start Your Pandering!

Presidential Hopeful TPaw. The newest potential candidate for the Republican Presidential Ticket: Tim Pawlenty. Let’s play a game. I’ll give you a few facts, you guess which one I false. Ready? He is going on Rush Limbaugh’s show to talk about his plans for healthcare. He opposes the repeal of DOMA He is Pro-Life HeContinue reading “Gentlemen, Start Your Pandering!”

Computer Games, the “Straight Male Gamer” , and Gay Romance.

In case you missed it… Apparently a Straight Male Gamer got his boxers in a bunch over the fact that the game Dragon Age 2 was so gay inclusive that it gave gay romance options.  Speaking as the self titled “voice” of the Straight Male Gamer he started a forum to complain about how heContinue reading “Computer Games, the “Straight Male Gamer” , and Gay Romance.”

What does it mean to be an ally?

My latest post for GayFresno is up! Here’s the teaser. Last week I attended the Fresno City College Pride Celebration.  Unsurprisingly, I heard a lot of talk about equality, about the need for change, about hate crime statues, about the overcoming of challenges. All those things were great to talk about, but one thing reallyContinue reading “What does it mean to be an ally?”