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Intervention: She Don’t Like You Like That

August 26, 2011
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….and she really don’t want to be bothered. Ms. Clueless–Bless your heart. Ordinarily insightful, you just drop the ball from time to time. I’m gonna ask you to focus and pay attention. And because you’re decent at heart, you will. You’ll just say, “Well, shit, I’m glad somebody told me.” And you’ll shrug acquiescence...

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Lesson Four: Beware the Wounded Woman

June 1, 2011
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A few weeks ago a good friend texted me in the midst of a purging session. Having examined some of her relationships, she was disgusted at the lack of reciprocity demonstrated by her so-called friends. When we talked later, I presented to her what she may not have considered: Perhaps she had been dealing...

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Here’s to Pruning. Frequently.

April 24, 2011
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(This is a BBLSS discussion forum post that bears repeating to a larger audience.) Pruning is necessary to promote growth. Witness the magnificent, fragrant rebound of a well-pruned rose bush. Too often we (gay people) hold onto toxic people; weeds, if you will. I’ve learned that this is primarily out of fear. Fear of...

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Lesson Three – Embrace Free Will

August 10, 2010
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Self determination: 1. Determination of one’s own fate or course of action without compulsion; free will. 2. the act or power of making up one’s own mind about what to think or do, without outside influence or compulsion You must own your choices if you are to lead an empowered, self-directed life. That is,...

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Sapphic Sighting: Queen Latifah

August 9, 2010
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Sapphic Sighting:  Queen Latifah

Hanging with the recently-wed Alicia Keyes on a yacht off the coast of France, Queen Latifah and companion Jeanette Jenkins exchanged some public displays of affection (circa August 6, 2010). Of course, their association (and implied sexuality) is no BIG secret as the Queen’s been poking her head out of the closet for a...

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Late-Blooming Lesbians or Misguided Bisexuals?

July 29, 2010
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I hate it when attempts at critical thinking begin or end with “because there aren’t enough men.” This is especially annoying when part of a stupid straight woman’s explanation of female sexuality. This might come as a surprise to smug, hetero-privileged Elizabeth Hasselbeck, but not every woman’s life choices revolve around a man’s prick...

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