Dating While Pansexual

I'm queer.It's an ongoing conversation with myself. As I learn more about the woman I am-- likes, dislikes, the kinds of relationships I want, and the politics I embody-- the clearer my self-portrait becomes. My queerness is not the sole factor through which I am defined or viewed, of course; it is so deeply ingrained in who i am but it is not some "difference", the way a lot of straight (and queer) ppl view being not hetero....more
nothing complicated about it. I'm one of those people who falls under that category though i do ...more

Why I Teach

Tonight I'm literally so overwhelmed by emotions that I don't know what to write. Today Pandora Scooter came to perform for my students, and she had a lot thrown at her. When I say a lot, I mean that we had an evacuation drill ten minutes into her performance! (At least now she can say she once evacuated an entire school while performing...) She incorporated the evacuation into her performance, and even offered to stay a bit longer if needed. Luckily, the evacuation only lasted a few minutes. ...more

Pride Month ProFile Friday: Joan Hilty

Joan Hilty (born December 27, 1966) is a cartoonist and editor best known for the comic strip Bitter Girl and her tenure as a senior editor at DC Comics’s Vertigo imprint....more

fml...

fuck. my. life.there. i said it.i've watched almost ALL of my fb friends at some point or another post about some absurdly annoying and shitty thing that happened to them, then follow it with fml. i never had an urge to join in. until today......more

ain't nobody else is gonna love you...

uuuuuuuuuuuuuuugh.i had a second couples' therapy session in 3 days with 1.0 tonight. it was better than monday, no yelling this time, but...it's not feeling good....more

queer...

for the past few days i've been trying on for size thinking of myself as "queer."the way that i think about using that term is similar to this definition from wikipedia (boldface/italics added by me for emphasis):...more

hey denise, yeah, in some ways i think that trying to label what i'm feeling right now is ...more

confession...

(written Jan. 9. 2011)...more

distraction...

(written Jan. 9, 2011)...more

she...

(written Jan. 9, 2011)...more

bar...

Written January 8, 2011...more