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Being Grateful 7, 8 and 9

Hindsight enables us to be glib, it also enables us to learn. I’m still hoping for the latter.                                           I’ve … Continue reading

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Being Grateful 5 and 6

The last couple of weeks have been bumpy; the usual dissenting voices have picked up the party line and it’s been a struggle to focus on the positive conversations. Reminding myself of the old management trick of focusing on one … Continue reading

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Being Grateful: 4

This week I’ve had a mountain for which I’m grateful. Out of the blue, I received a response to a post I made asking for info about Uncle Trevor.  All of that is better off in another blog, but this … Continue reading

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Project Trevor: Part II

Wowsers, it’s been a long time since I’ve been on here – and a long time since I’ve been proactive on this project. What fascinates me is that with whomever I speak, I get a different side. A multisided story … Continue reading

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Project Trevor

My Uncle Trevor killed himself when I was 18. He was in his late forties, gay, depressed and an alcoholic. My parents chose to shield me from his funeral for reasons, I assumed, revolving around my ‘sensitivity’ and inability to … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War – A Queer Perspective

This essay seeks to shed light on gay Vietnam War veterans whose experiences have remained overlooked; these gay service personnel have battled to be heard, if they ever wanted to be heard at all. The essay also seeks to explain … Continue reading

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