Human Me

How To Build Someone Up

Building someone up isn’t this highly complicated and evasive chore. It’s a basic duty as a human being and a fantastic way to positively influence your environment and bolster your own self-esteem.As LGBT people we can run into a lot of minor situations that hit our self-esteem. Bring it down in tiny amounts throughout our …

LGBT People Who Divide: How Do You Justify Mimicking The POTUS?

I am in prison, my news is limited to the channels on my TV. I hear a lot about Trump causing divisions, how much the marginalized communities hate it. I see protests and politicians using their floor time to talk about uniting divided parties.I sit here, as a gay man. I am apart of the …

The LGBT Elite: Cool Kids and Visionaries

I was talking to a friend about writing so many LGBT organizations and receiving no responses. I explained that I understood not getting replies from people who have not met me, but it was bothering me that people who have met me, even said they wanted to connect with me, have ignored me completely despite …

Netanyahu Defends Gays At UN: This Is Why I Love Israelites

Netanyahu Defends Gays At UN: This Is Why I Love IsraelitesA few months ago I wrote Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel. I commended him for his governments fairly recent positive treatment of the LGBT community in Israel. Though there is not total equality, there is a very good start. I was surprised to hear Netanyahu speak against …

Life Changes When Someone Fights For You: The Impact Of Caring For Fellow LGBT People Globally

Have you ever stood up for someone else? I once stood up for a guy who was being called a faggot in a very derogatory way. The aggressor was using it venomously to intend emotional pain. I intervened because that has happened to me and when I looked around for help, people turned away in …

Israel: I Wish I Had A Message From God For You

As believers in God our lives revolve around a word from our Creator. We will wait generations to hear a glimmer of a word from above.I wish I could hear our Lord clearly, without the distraction of modern technology. My soul feels His presence but my mind is full of clutter.As a gay Christian man …

Tinsel Princess (and Other Things That Come With an Aging Gender Queer)

Tinsel Princess doesn’t really come to mind when I think of myself. When I look in the mirror I want to see no facial hair, thin brows, puffy lips and good teeth. In reality, what I see is bad teeth (from years of abuse, I admit) constant five o’clock shadow (even after I shave) and gray …

The Problem With Evolution Is…

I think about evolution alot. The whole idea that we were once fish or monkeys just doesn’t ring very true with me. I know that alot of the GBT community needs to believe in evolution of ancient alien theories so that the theory of a God can’t be true. I get it. While I agree that …

I Just Paint My Toes

The world hangs and I dragScared little girl within the happy fagWhen the insecurity grows and growsI take an hour and paint my toes!Dogs around me spew hateThinkin’ I will succumb to some fateI walk on by only heaven knowsI just paint my toes!Pinks and purples and glitters galoreCandy painted and sparkly evermoreI can’t be …

Fighting Back Against Religious Freedom And Discriminatory Businesses

Almost everyone knows about the bakery owner refusing to make a cake for a same sex couple. It is enraging for some, heartbreaking for others, and let’s not forget the “I don’t care” crowd.But how can we push back? Let’s not forget that many of us are Christian and under the same act we are …