A simmer and not a roar

This morning, the United States reached a bridgehead on the issue of gay marriage. It was a close vote. But that wasn’t entirely a surprise—though the majority of U.S. citizens now agree that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, it isn’t that strong a majority. 5-4 is a pretty accurate representation for how the … Continue reading A simmer and not a roar

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Obsexed: gender dysphoria, alternative sexualities, and why there is a gay character in my YA novel

The big hullaballoo in the media this week has been “introduction” of Caitlyn Jenner. Frankly, you’d probably have to have been living not only under a rock but in a veritable subterranean magma cave not to have heard it by now. All kinds of perspectives are flying all over the place, the dominant one in … Continue reading Obsexed: gender dysphoria, alternative sexualities, and why there is a gay character in my YA novel