Tagged with LGBT

Hello World, It’s Me, Greyson!

It’s 6 am and I’m sitting on the tarmac at Newark Airport, a little annoyed by the delay. Waking up at 4 am, rushing around like my house was on fire, racing to the airport, missing the exit, silently screaming at the thought that I might miss my plane, only to hurry up and wait. … Continue reading

June, The Month of New Beginnings

I love June. June is the month of my birth, so perhaps that’s the reason……. but since I’m not a big birthday person, I’m sure that’s not it. As a kid, June signified the end of the school year, the beginning of the carefree days of summer, Johnnie, the ice-cream man, Manhattan Beach, and hours … Continue reading

The Road to Healing

It’s not politically correct to talk about race, religion or ethnicity especially in a mixed setting. Immediately you can sense the nervous tapping of pens, the inability to complete sentences and the shifting of feet from one to another. Many of my white friends, many of whom I’ve known most of my life, would respond … Continue reading

The Engagement

As I peered over my glasses surreptitiously, I watched the small attractive woman quicken her stepwhile crossing the parking lot not wanting to be late for the 4 pm meeting. From this moment on the lives of this virtual stranger and I will be forever and inextricably interwoven like the intricate threads of a multicolored … Continue reading

The Supreme Court Did It!!

The Supreme Court did it. By a vote of 5 to 4 the justices of the Supreme Court deemed it legal to marry the man or woman of your dreams, regardless of gender. The outcry from the conservative right, fundamentalist Christians, and whomever else believes that God mandates that marriage is a union between a man and … Continue reading