Camping Out in Kansas City

March 31, 2007

March came in like a lion, starting at the end of February. First up, the exalted 79th Annual Academy Awards which were telecast on Feb. 25. […]

From Heartland Men’s Chorus, a Glorious, Globe-Sweeping Ride

March 31, 2007

Capture the high, people! Capture the high! I just had to leave the calamitous din of the Bistro 303 to come rushing home and set my thoughts down to inform you about the sensational spring concert sung by the Heartland Men’s Chorus this evening at the Folly Theater, Kansas City, Mo. […]

Sacred Paths – Go Ahead, Pucker Up

March 31, 2007

Fundamentally, homophobia is the fear of closeness with members of one’s own gender, not fear of LGBT people. In society today, straight men are homophobic when they fear their actions with other men might lead them to be regarded as queer. To a lesser extent, the same dynamic affects women. […]

Lesbian Notions – Spoiled for Choice

March 18, 2007

Who would have ever thought that gay Republicans would be spoiled for choice in the upcoming presidential primaries? There are actually two Republican contenders who support us, in some way, although with reservations, caveats, and conditions. […]

Camping Out in Kansas City

March 3, 2007

HAPPENINGS OUT OF TOWN
Things started out with a whimper last month. I guess the winter weather threw everybody into the hibernating mood — I know it did me! I guess we can be thankful for one thing: Mother Nature provided enough moisture this winter that we are not under drought conditions anymore. […]

Sacred Paths – The Pants of Peace

March 3, 2007

Reaction to last month’s tale of “Love in Three Dimensions,” a departure from my usual ponderous column style, suggests a sequel. The story thus far: Our hero, the handsome young Prince, unzipped the pants of an older Ruddy Woodsman and said, “I will love you forever” as the two saved his father’s kingdom from disaster, and the King gave the prince a raise in his allowance. […]

Lesbian Notions – A Definite No

March 3, 2007

I know the overwhelming majority of us wouldn’t be caught dead voting for a Republican for president. But just in case you’re having a moment of weakness, let me tell you about four of the hopefuls who can never get our support. […]