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This article was originally posted on my new blog: thecenterhold.com Reflections on holy week. How are Christians seen by the rest of the world? I am a Christian, and this is the most important ...
by Glenn Doty
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 08:38 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This was first written on August 8, 2008...which was one day short of 14 years after my reassignment surgery. And I'm still talking about finding a place where I can belong. My adult life has been ...
by rserven
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 04:00 PM PST with 18 Recommends
I am proud of my house of worship in many ways, but its progressive stance towards LGBTs is a major reason why. Organized religion has unnecessarily and gratuitously wounded many queer attenders to ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 07:38 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
More people paid attention to my last diary than I expected. Thank you, that was a nice surprise. I wondered what to write about next. I asked myself, “What is it that I have to say to others ...
by CinderMcDonald
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
The original gay icon, at least the one recorded for posterity, was Judy Garland. Girlish and sweet, but vulnerable, she captured the affections of many gay men. Accordingly, the Stonewall Riots ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Golden Rule or ethic of reciprocity is a maxim,[1] ethical code or morality[2] that essentially states either of the following: One should treat others as one would like others to treat ...
by Dovie
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 09:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
First things first... WYFP is our community's Saturday evening gathering to talk about our problems, empathize with one another, and share advice, pootie pictures, favorite adult beverages, and ...
by mmontanaman
Comment Count 95 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 04:57 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Last year, reacting to the intemperate remarks of a celebrity, I spat out a song and video in rebuttal. Though I don't regret my reaction, I have become convinced that the larger message in the ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
When I'm strong and feeling fine maybe When I can look at you without crying You might look like a friend of mine But I don't know if I can Open up enough to let you in Here come those tears ...
by MichiganChet
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 05:01 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
It’s the first Valentines in a long time that I’ve been single. No date, nothing to do. And I’ve come to the conclusion that of course, it’s kind of awesome. I don’t need a Valentines. ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 08:33 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Participating in the Daily Kos Secret Santa Shop this year as a recipient was, in a way, one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done. First, I am a very quiet member of this community. With ...
by Ooooh
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 08:53 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Tigger Preparing to ...
by Most Awesome Nana
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Dec 19, 2013 at 09:16 AM PST with 119 Recommends
Pope Francis is to be given a lot of credit for his remarks on income inequality and his emphasis on the poor. His remarks on the value and importance on the virtue of mercy has touched many hearts ...
by varii
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 01:43 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I think grandparents are very special people. I never miss a chance to talk about my own beautiful, kind, sweet grandmother to whom I owe everything that is good in me. But this is not about me. ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 10:41 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In a recent blog post of mine, Confessions of a Barack Blocker , I outlined how race plays a role in the political and legislative opposition to Barack Obama. Admittedly, posts like these are ...
by aheadontheleft
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 12:57 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
For me the "Different" was the stigma of growing up " Poor " in America. (You can fill-in your own blank there, as the case may be.) Not as hard a road as some, yet still hardly a piece of cake. (...
by jamess
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 03:07 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Tomorrow will be the exact date and day, because it was Monday June 24, 1963 that 348 members of the Class of 1963 at Mamaroneck High School officially graduated. This weekend was our 50th reunion, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 09:04 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Hello and welcome to this Special Edition of Street Prophets. This is an invitation to you to share your words which will be shared at NN13 through the Interfaith Service: From ramara:
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 11:22 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
I haven’t posted in a while but I’ve been on a spiritual journey in regards to my long-term unemployment. I think we are all familiar with the stages of grief. Well, I could never truly attain ...
by teej
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 09:34 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 370 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 66 Recommends