Reasons to Keep Saving This Blog (and the Blogger)

Next week, my journey will reach the six months mark. Six months since I was kicked out of my home under the pretext of a 303 involuntary civil commitment. Six months since my friends picked me up on from an intersection outside Western Psychiatric Hospital when I was released four hours later. Six months since […]

Grieving Nex Benedict: the Brutal Killing of 16 year old Nonbinary Student in an Oklahoma High School

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The Crime Nex Benedict (they/them) was a 16-year-old nonbinary youth living in Oklahoma. They endured a reportedly vicious beating in a high school bathroom of Owasso High School, Nex died the next day in the hospital. They were a sophomore. This was February 7 and 8th. Last week, Nex was in high school. This week, […]

The Second Anniversary of the Death of My Mother

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Two years ago, my mother died on this date. I think about her more often now. Even when it is a sad memory, I almost instantly remember that she’s at peace. I can miss her, but not regret that she’s gone. Not in a “better place” sort of way, but that she served her time […]

What Are the Legal Costs To Defend Domestic Partnerships and Marriage Equality in Pennsylvania?

This past weekend was my third wedding anniversary. It was a bit harder than I thought to think about marriage joy. But we had a plan. I’ve gifted my wife with the “traditional”gift each year that we could share, so I decided to gift myself something leather this year. In this leather case, it was […]

Review: Movie on The Depth of Elite Sporty Lesbians

Sarah and I recently watched Nyad, the biographical sports drama of swimmer Diana Nyad starring Annette Benning and Jodie Foster. This movie I am glad to have watched, but also feel my preconceptions about elite sports and record breaking attempts are confirmed. Totally. Not in a good way. So here’s my review. The film picks […]

You Must Read This Official January Blog Update!

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Read all about the blog. This is our new feature – a monthly wrap-up. What do you think? *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* January Blog Review Welcome to our new subscribers!  This is our monthly blog update on our content, projects, and more!  February is a great time to become a Steel City Snowflake. During January, we posted […]

Scott Township Library Partners With Chick-fil-A. Same Old Anti-LGBTQ Song or a New Tune?

The Scott Township Library is partnering with the Chick-fil-A in Bridgeville for a food fundraiser in February. Some call this a betrayal by the library of local LGBTQ residents, especially children. Libraries have been at the forefront of legislative attacks on LGBTQ folx through book bans and harassing drag queen storybook events. Libraries typically are […]

Why I’m Giving A Wedding Anniversary Gift To Myself

Today is the third anniversary of my wedding. Obviously, if you read regularly, you know this is a difficult day. I decided to honor how important this is to me, regardless. My future intentions around my marriage and domestic partnership are not the same thing as the way I feel about the past 20 years […]

Snacktime in the Meadow of Love: My Third Wedding Anniversary

Today is the third anniversary of my wedding. Yet, I am alone at my friends’ home and assume my wife is at work. Happy anniversary! Yesterday, I looked at our wedding album, reread the newspaper coverage of the wedding, and – even though I was sad – I remembered how happy and excited I felt […]

Review: Get Accustomed to Something New as My Fair Lady Sets the Stage With A Silent Twist

Contains Plot Spoilers The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust ushered in a revival of one of the most beloved musicals, My Fair Lady, featuring a loverly (I know, I know but …) twist that celebrates everything Eliza Doolittle was and became after she met Henry Higgins. A review. This is a newer version of the story, supposedly […]