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Happy Father’s Day?

Posted: 18th June 2017 by Robyn Jane in LGBT, Love, Transgender
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Today is Father’s Day, with all of the commercial hoopla that usually accompanies American holidays. Love your father? Prove it by spending money. Publish your advertising saying “Happy Father’s Day! Come spend money with us!” Here’s the thing: for many of us, there is no “happy” in Father’s Day. I lost my father when he […]

Friday Nights At Ed’s

Posted: 10th February 2017 by Robyn Jane in LGBT, memories, mental health
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Yes, it’s been a while. The Dementors had a hold on me for far too long, but I’ve shaken them off. A large part of shaking them off was Friday Nights at Ed’s. And therein lies a tale. I first met Ed near the middle of August. I needed to find a place to live […]

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 […]

On Orlando, And Other Atrocities

Posted: 15th June 2016 by Robyn Jane in homophobia, LGBT, sexual equality
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Today’s post is something friend Sarah posted on Facebook. It speaks for itself. “My mother texted me this morning. After asking how our trip was, she said the following: “And please please please be careful when you are out anywhere that you and friends have gathered! I was shocked and sickened by what went on […]

On The Emergence of Caitlyn Jenner

Posted: 26th July 2015 by Robyn Jane in LGBT
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Once more, let me remind you that I speak only for myself. There is no such thing as an “official” trans community position on Caitlyn Jenner’s coming out—or anyone else’s, for that matter. The opinions expressed here are strictly my own. That being said, I was a bit unhappy pissed off with the media furor […]