Gay Life in New York City in the 80s & 90s

I asked and you told me: this blog request comes from a good friend. Patrick asked me to write about being gay in NYC in the 80s and 90s and so here goes. Some people crawl out of the closet, some burst out, others start with a toe; I did it out of desperation. I… Continue reading Gay Life in New York City in the 80s & 90s

How My Childhood Experiences Shaped Who I am

  Home Life My earliest memories are of physical and emotional abuse, alcohol abuse, racial tension, divisive and foul language, death, family turmoil, drug abuse, illness, and poverty; all at extremely damaging proportions. Conversely, I witnessed love, sexual freedom, a struggle to rise above socio-economic barriers, an acceptance of alternative sexual and gender orientation, and… Continue reading How My Childhood Experiences Shaped Who I am