“Sadly, our culture raises man to be strong and silent. Straight or gay, the pressure is on from the time we’re very young to become our culture’s John Wayne-style of man.” Alan Downs, The Velvet Rage
Category Archives: Meditation
The Black LGBTQI+ Experience in China – Part 2
“Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use the word “love” here not merely in the personal sense but as a state of being, or a state of grace – not in the infantile American sense of being made happy but in the tough and universal sense of quest and daring and growth.”
― James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
“I’m Queer And Proud To Be Who I Am”
No matter what we say or do, we are still the same people. We are still the people you know and love. We are still us.