All Our Freedoms

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Pulse Nightclub Shooting: THE VICTIMS -the 49 people who lost their lives on the morning of 12th June 2016.

On Saturday, my company’s LGBTQ Associate Resource Group walked in Washington, D.C.’s Capital Pride Parade. For the second year in a row, I walked with coworkers, friends, and family in what can only be described as a joyous event. As we walked and threw beads out to the crowd, I was struck by the excitement and joy of the onlookers.  Continue reading

Bears, Muscle Bears, Cubs and Other Tribes

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Bears, Muscle Bears, Cubs. It is Bear Week at Provincetown. This town changed almost overnight. The men on the street today are primarily hairy, bearded, larger than when we arrived five days ago. Continue reading

My First Gay Pride Parade

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As I’ve written, I came out of a straight marriage about a year ago. One of the cornerstones of support helping me on the coming out path was a peer support group in Washington DC for men ‘who are married to, have been married to, or are in any other similar relationship with a woman’. The group is called GAMMA DC and can be found online at GAMMAinDC.org. This group has been a lifeline for me.  Through GAMMA I’ve made many wonderful friends and learned a lot about myself. Continue reading