Category Archives: Gay Acceptance

Yelling STOP Never Did Work

The late William F. Buckley famously said that a conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling “Stop!” It’s just that he may not have meant that as a compliment, at least not entirely. Buckley may have been … Continue reading

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Noting What Already Happened

Culture wars are tricky. By the time people get really hot and bothered about something or other – long hair and antiwar stuff in the late sixties perhaps – what has upset them is already the norm. Back then, at … Continue reading

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A Matter of Emphasis

The last column before this site goes dark for Christmas – the lights are elsewhere – should probably be about God and all that. No one wants to be accused of participating in the War on Christmas that Fox News … Continue reading

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Conceding the Inevitable

Everyone has to end up somewhere. Still it’s odd to have ended up here in Hollywood, a block up the street from the Sunset Strip, a few doors up from the quiet apartment building from the thirties where F. Scott … Continue reading

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Waking Up and Moving On

Rising from a bed where I dreamt Of long rides past castles and hot coals The sun lies happily on my knees. I have suffered and survived the night Bathed in dark water like any blade of grass. That’s a … Continue reading

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