Tag Archives: coming out

Gut Feeling

Today I was working at an event to benefit the local transgender community – a community that intersects with all the other letters of the awkward initialism by which we identify ourselves.  We had received a substantial in-kind donation from … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! or, Spare Me The “No Labels” Biphobia

So just before the Arctic deep-freeze ate the country, the New York Times (generally about as nastily biphobic as the straight media gets) published this piece in the Fashion And Style pages. Because, seriously, that’s where teh Queer stuff belongs, … Continue reading

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Whose Pride?

Part One: Pride It happens at every Pride. There’s always an Identity Shout-Out. Sometimes it’s part of a comedy routine, sometimes it’s an affirming introduction, sometimes it’s just there because it has to be. “All the straight people, raise your … Continue reading

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Out, Proud, Bi

Today, September 23d, is Bi Pride Day/Bi Visibility Day. This is the fourth such Bi Visibility Day that I have been out and proud. Here are some reasons why I make an effort to be visible, and why I take … Continue reading

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Unbridled Commercialism

Now available at Amazon.com — a collection of articles drawn primarily from this blog, but including material from a couple other platforms and a couple previously unpublished pieces. This ebook is economically priced ($5.99 USD) and available now. Queerer Theory: … Continue reading

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For Bi Guys On The Threshold

(A note on language and inclusivity: I typically use a lot of specialized language like cisgender and heteronormativity, and do stuff to ensure that I’m specifically inclusive of asexual and transgender people, but in this article I am focusing on … Continue reading

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Coming In From The Cold

Cue music. Coming out is a profoundly personal act. The very first coming out experience is to yourself. When you choose to come out to the world, it is empowering – you are saying “This is who I am, and … Continue reading

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