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You Say You Want a Revolution?

Posted: 6th November 2017 by Robyn Jane in hypocrisy, justice, LGBTQ rights, rants
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Reading the November 2017 issue of The Empty Closet caused—as it usually does—me to experience mixed emotions. Joy, because of the stories about adoption and other loving family issues, and fear because my own government refuses to recognize my right to even exist . Having grown up in the ‘50s and ‘60s, I bought into […]

My friend Kim McKinstry posted the following email she received Monday: Dear Kimberly: Thank you for writing, and for your service to our country. Throughout our history, generations of Americans have brought us closer to fulfilling the ideals at the heart of our Nation’s founding—that all of us are equal, and that all of us […]

Rest in Power

Posted: 22nd June 2016 by Robyn Jane in death, homophobia, LGBT, LGBTQ rights

Never forget their names: Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years oldStanley Almodovar III, 23 years oldLuis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years oldJuan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years oldEric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years oldPeter O. Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years oldLuis S. Vielma, 22 years oldKimberly Morris, 37 years oldEddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years oldDarryl Roman Burt II, 29 years oldDeonka […]

NOTE: This is a long post written and published anonymously. While I share many of the sentiments expressed here, they are not all an accurate representation of my beliefs. I am posting this simply as an educational effort. Perhaps, after reading it in its entirety, you may have a beter understanding of why so many […]