"Straight Edge (sometimes abbreviated sXe or signified by XXX or X) is a subculture of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs, in reaction to the excesses of punk subculture. For some, this extends to refraining from engaging in promiscuous sex, following a vegetarian or vegan diet or not … Continue reading Straight Edge?
My Freshman High-School English teacher was always very "dramatic." She had studied Theatre in college and had acted on stage. We all used to giggle and snicker whenever she would read in class. I also thought she was pretty hot. Anyway, to the point. She used to like for us to "act" out scenes in … Continue reading Freshman English Class
November 14, 2009. Just got back home from our “Day of Remembrance” in Indianapolis. It was a very nice evening here (clear and in the 60's). The evening's activities started with the play "Transactions." Three actors shared their real-life experiences with transitioning (two M2F, one F2M) and the challenges of living day to day as … Continue reading My First TDOR
The following is about someone I knew when I was much younger. She was instrumental in my own development as a person and her love will touch my life forever. At 12 I had no idea what “transgender” meant. I just knew there was something special between us. I decided to write this after hearing … Continue reading A Very Special Summer