Pivotal points, forks in the road

I had lunch with two co-workers last Thursday, one was leaving at the end of this week to pursue other avenues, and she wanted to get together before I left on vacation. We got to discussing life, new beginnings and life choices. I told the two younger ladies what I have learned about life changes, … Continue reading Pivotal points, forks in the road

Gay and self-loathing

I was out with two friends for a few drinks at a local watering hole yesterday (well it was local for two of us, for the other person it used to be a local bar before he moved out of the neighbourhood). We got discussing about “the gay thing” and gay acceptance. This got me … Continue reading Gay and self-loathing

Gender roles and expectations (Dating for dating sake)

The last post I discussed that I always knew, or part of me did any way, I was gay. In the post, I stated that I dated. The word "date" here might be overstated. I grew up and attended Catholic K -8 grade school in a community where it was half Italian and half 'English' … Continue reading Gender roles and expectations (Dating for dating sake)

Two strikes: Growing up gay and handicapped

I have always known I was gay. It wasn’t until I was fourteen that I knew what attraction to the same sex was called, but I knew I like boys better than girls. I tried asking girls out; it never worked. I would date once, and then that would be it. In grade school and … Continue reading Two strikes: Growing up gay and handicapped