What Does Science Say?
In a famous letter to an American mother, world renowned psychiatrist Sigmund Freud, wrote in 1935: "Homosexuality is assuredly no advantage, but it is nothing to be ashamed of, no vice, no degradation, it…Continue
In the Closet
"In the closet" means keeping one’s homosexual orientation hidden, often acting as a heterosexual to avoid discovery. At one time in the United States, this wasn’t deceitful behavior but a prudent…Continue
Any Community, USA
In the United States, no welcome sign ever hung out for homosexuals, but they have been here since the nation began. Although no one ever said anything about it, homosexuals lived in my community for as long as I can remember. It wasn’t a…Continue
I wrote this piece as a freelance reporter for a black magazine six years ago. It was in response to homophobia in the black community and the reaction of the black church. Although this article was aimed at a particular audience, I believe what I found can be applied to any group or ethnicity. I wrote this article in 2008 and much has changed since then, but not that…Continue
Peering too closely at one's self can be harmful to the framed and mounted picture you have in your mind. Taking stock of my inventory of foibles, I found one in particular that bothered me more than I believed it should. Evidently, I am a licentious and lecherous old man formerly addicted to strip clubs. There, I've said it.
I am addicted to strip clubs. Actually, I…Continue
Notheist—(ˈno,-thē-ˌizt)—A person that believes gods are not relevant. As opposed to an atheist that believes there are no gods, the notheist believes that whether god or gods exist or not is of no importance. To notheists, gods are irrelevant to living and unworthy to meaningful discussion.
Extricating myself from theism forced upon me…Continue
As a veteran of the Vietnam War era the treatment of former soldiers always was a concern.
Suddenly, this year Congress all of a sudden finds problems at the VA hospital…
I started to dismiss this query immediately, but quick reflection prompted me to answer the question. However, the question took me aback not that I hadn't considered it, but because it was one of the few times, I've run into someone who in effect asked me if I was human.
Something that is unclear in the mind of the general public is that atheism is not a career…
Today is a day that will live in infamy as the sleaze, scum and general vermin rise from the dregs to temporarily put on their masquerade faces to pretend they are something other than the low life, Sycophants they are.
I despise politicians, especially those of the Congressional ilk. To me, they are useless professional liars, lazy sub-level criminals as well…