Human Me

How I Discovered Neo-Liberalism and Why It Matters

Neo-liberalism has become a very important topic to me as of late. In fact, it has begun to shape me politically instilling very specific views that for most of my life I could care less about, like unionization and global trade policies.But reading about neo-liberalism brings about other important terms like gentrification, race, and economic …

Ever wonder what its like in prison, for real?

Being a homosexual or even effeminate in prison is a scary thing. There are three assumptions people make:1) Prison is Disneyland for gays2) Your going to get raped daily, or more3) Prison is nothing to worry about, its all TV hypeNone of which are true. Prison is not a playland full of hunks to play with. …

The Roles Of Men, Know Your Place!

If you read this often then you already know my views on masculinity and femininity. I hate the “roles” of each.I was never entirely comfortable with gender specific playtime roles as a child. Though, I did abide by them when people were looking, I broke them every time someone was not. As an adult, who has …

Got To Much Potential To Stop Now

It used to be that I felt worthless. Like, if I died nobody would really care, or even notice. In fact, I used to believe that my death would bring a sigh of relief to many. That was my whole life. Then, I came out. It changed everything. Nothing is the same about me, except maybe …

The Problem With Men Being “Protectors”

Men have long had this idea that the job of a man is to protect the woman. Which is noble. The problem with this type of hyper-masculinity is in order for someone to be protected, someone needs to be protected. Which means someone needs to be seen as a victim.This presents a real problem in …

Christians Ruining Christianity

I hear constantly that LGBT and non-LGBT people are sick of religion. They are tired of a million and one evangelical zealots pulling for their attention and then brow beating the love right out of them.Christians are ruining Christianity. Plain and simple. What is suppose to be love is carefully (and often not so carefully) …

Militarization Of Our Oppression

Funny how education opens your eyes. You spend your whole life in a fair amount of peace, blind to the suffering that ails your neighbor. But with education comes the ability to solve problems. Its not good to present a problem without a solution.Something occurred to me. Military has a role, to fight enemies. So …

How To Help Minorities

Lots of people get lost in how to help minorities. Particularly if your not a minority. Sympathy and emphatic gestures make someone feel better, rarely the minority though. I will speak about LGBT prisoners as an example. When there was a history making moment that LGBT organizations could put their face on, they did. Then, they …

Top 5 Reasons Why Gods Bisexual (At Least!)

OK, before anyone gets all abomination-ey on me, read the whole thing…then get pissed.Reason #1: Prostate! Strange place to put something that brings so much pleasure. I mean, God could have put that anywhere, but in there? There’s only a few ways to reach that thang!Reason #2: Who knows how to please a woman better …

Androgyny, Cross-Dressing, and Gender Bending in the Workplace

I decided several years ago that I would never go back to living in the closet. Repressing who I was created as for nobody. I like me, androgynous and all. As a person I feel better when I have my feminine nuances in place. I like to mix up my masculinity and feminist internal processes into …