Monthly Archives: June 2012

On the shoulders of giants

If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants. Sir Isaac Newton. Newton was not being modest with what he said – he was speaking the fundamental truth of each generation of humanity. With each passing year or decade, each member of society is theoretically capable… Read More »

I hope my face isn't hurting your boot

There is, I think, nothing quite as sad in the GBLTI community, as a homosexual who believes in keeping the status quo and insists we have “enough” rights. Over the last few days I’ve been seeing more friends post messages on Facebook to the extent of: If you don’t support same-sex marriage – if you… Read More »

The dirty word

To me it seems that one of the saddest parts of the marriage equality debate is how one word, more than any other, is persona non-grata to much of the marriage equality camp: polygamy. The problem with reference to polygamy (or even just polyamorous relationships) is that the bigots in the debate use it as… Read More »

3 Seconds

You hear people half jokingly talking about “gaydar” from time to time. That seemingly uncanny ability at times for gay men to be able to detect whether someone else, usually closeted, is gay or not. Sometimes it’s unerringly accurate and sometimes it’s just a bit of wishful thinking. As you get older, and younger generations… Read More »