Category Archives: LGBTQ

Today’s post on Lavender Health!

My life as a blogger may seem to be dormant, if this is the only one of my blogs that you follow!  So it occurred to me that when I post something on another one of my many blogs, I … Continue reading

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Peace & Power and other blogs!

Just in case anyone wonders where I have been in the blog-0-sphere, here is a report — I now have about a dozen wordpress sites underway!  Admitedly, not all of these are active at all times, but they all demand … Continue reading

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Report on the Rebel Nursing Conference!

Reflecting on the amazing experience of the Rebel Nursing conference in Philadelphia, I realize that I “speak” from several different voices, each with her own perspective, but all in awe of what happened in the Claire Fagin Hall School of … Continue reading

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Lavender Health – and the matter of marriage!

Today I posted an essay on Same-Sex Marriage and Health on the new LavenderHealth blog.  I hope that many folks who follow this blog will click over to “LavenderHealth” and add your comments to the discussion of this issue!  Several … Continue reading

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“The Gays,” “The Girls,” and “The Ille(gals)”

It seems to me that it is no accident that in a season of intense backlash against forces that threaten white male privilege, political smoke screens are focusing on these three groups — LGBTQ people, women, and people of color … Continue reading

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It Gets Better

 The “It Gets Better” project started with a YouTube video created in 2010 by Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller, because of their concern for the increased incidence of suicides among young LGBTQ youth, and bullying of LGBTQ kids in … Continue reading

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Bridal (bridle) images

An interesting thing about the English language is how many words sound exactly alike (or almost exactly), but the distinction in meaning is in the spelling.  Here is a great example – bridal and bridle.  When you think about the … Continue reading

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The Night They Drove old DADT down!

Indeed, at 12:01 a.m. on September 20, the old “don’t ask don’t tell” (DADT) law became officially struck down.  Now, finally, LGBT people can serve openly in all branches of the United States military.  It is shameful that for years LGBT … Continue reading

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Prop 8 hearings on Dec. 6

From time to time I come across an issue or a resource that is important to me and that I want to share. And in sharing, invite others to comment and share your thoughts!   This blog will do just … Continue reading

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