|Faith in Miers Mired in Faith |
a few thoughts about the quagmire that has become this nominee to the
US Supreme Court. Or...isn't this really a litmus test by the
Good or Evil?
few words about those who are trying to give POD (print-on-demand) a
bad name—and why. |
Mexico Trip: Step back into history
husband and I took a little trip to Las Vegas, New Mexico (the other
more historically significant Las Vegas), for the annual "Places with a
Past" tour of the city. We also took in Montezuma's Castle, located on
one of the campuses of the Armand Hammer World College. And we also
visited Ft. Union, which was one of the most signficant forts in the
American West . |
|Why I chose
to be Gay |
those who would have you believe non-sense.
people are gay? |
recent Gallup Poll shows that Americans believe 20 percent of the
general population is gay or lesbian. Whether or not this percentage is
real or just "perceived" to be real, it shows we're winning the
visibility battle with the religious right. They try to put our numbers
at around two percent of the population.
|Why Don't Gay Books
do they? Or would they if...? This is one of my most popular articles.
It seems to have some lasting and at the same time fresh insights into
the current problem with the so-called gay book crisis.
Salvation Mongers |
essay appears at the end of my novel by the same name, published in
June 2000, and it's too bad that it's just as relevant today as it was
when it was written. |
Laws Bite the Dust |
Supreme Court of the United States of America rules against the last of
the sodomy laws...or the coming culture war.
first volleys in the culture war
the President, the Pope, and Bill Frist all have in common, and why
their faces are interchangeable. |
|Diversity in a Parallel
two years running, Foreword
has asked me to write a feature article on the trends in gay/lesbian
publishing by small, independent, and University Presses. "Diversity in
a Parallel Universe" was published in 2001.
About Special Rights? |
who have accused gays of wanting special rights want hefty
ones for themselves and they're willing to pass a Constitutional
Amendment to get them—and to shut out gays and lesbians in
the bargain. |
|A Virus in the Constitution |
since George Bush came out in favor of a Constitutional Amendment to
ban marriage between same sex partners, there has been a growing
movement among the right wing legislators throughout the United States
to introduce this virus into the Constitution.
|Palomas Trip |
Chih., Mexico is a town in flux. It has existed alongside Columbus, New
Mexico across the border for many decades, and like it's sister village
of Columus has been a sleepy, dusty backwater—until recently.
is booming there. Visit the Pink Store (La Tienda Rosa). You can shop
for unusual and high-quality Mexican arts and crafts, hats, dishes,
paintings, pottery, and museum-quality copper items, eat in the
delectible restaurant, and visit with other tourists. Make an afternoon
But this is only one of many interesting places to see in Palomas. Like
Columbus, it is historical, singing the names of the Mexican revolution
of the early 20th Century; and this small town sports a magnificent
statue of Francisco "Pancho" Villa.