Recently, I have been noticing a lot of progress as it has to do with the acceptance of the LGBT+ community. Specifically, the transgender community has been under a microscope for quite a while now, from Caitlin Jenner to the unnervingly long list of transgender people that we've lost in 2016 alone. Because of this, I wanted to find someone who could shed some light on the community, their struggles, and what they want other people to know....more
LGBT couples rejoiced on June 26, 2015 when the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal across the nation. The ruling has allowed LGBT couples the same rights as heterosexual couples when it comes to protecting their assets....more
Aristotle and Dante Discoverthe Secrets of the UniverseAristotle and Dante has been on my TBR for a short time and I'm so DING DANG happy that I finally got to read it. My advice to you? Stop and read it NOW. Go straight to your local independent bookstore and snag a copy of this gem now. You won't be sorry.You know I love opening lines, right?...more
My name is my business, but for today's purpose, you can call me Marlene. I've used this name for various endeavors, mostly sexual in nature, for years. I chose it because I feel somehow kindred with the spirit of Marlene Dietrich, in that she unapologetically embraced her sexuality....more
You're all invited to join me for the 10th Annual Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day this coming Monday, June 1! All bloggers are welcome, whether you’re part of an LGBTQ family, know one, or just want to support them....more
Wow. Bruce Jenner has been in the news a lot lately and whether you understand his transgender decision or not, it's probably time that we start to understand transgenderism. I'm by no means an expert but just like you, I want to know what it's all about and I want to be open and available to people who are identifying with a body different from the one they were born with.