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Hiatus to Continue for a Few More Weeks

As most of my regular readers know, I put the blog on hiatus, a few weeks ago, and the plan was to take eight weeks away from blogging and social media. I am feeling more ready to return earlier than that, but not quite yet, so the hiatus will continue for now. Thanks to all those still visiting the blog for being readers, and hang around till I get back to posting regularly.

April 28, 2015 0 comments general
Major announcement coming regarding Andre Gray

Major announcement coming regarding Andre Gray

Police announce bodies of Andre Gray and Paul Kochu found in West VA- no further details released.

March 26, 2015 0 comments general
Male Privilege 101

Male Privilege 101

This Philadelphia Magazine article is a must read for anyone who struggles to understand the concept of privilege and especially male privilege. The other day, I had a discussion on Whisper (I know, not a bastion for level headed dialogue) with someone who thought feminism was just a fancy word for female whining about men. We sent cordial, respectful, and honest messages back and forth for quite a while as they finally came around and[Read More…]

March 20, 2015 0 comments general
Dolce Gabbana Hypocrisy

Dolce Gabbana Hypocrisy

Many people within the LGBTQ movement can be seen as hindering progress towards full equality every bit as much as Dolce and Gabbana.

March 16, 2015 0 comments general
Thoughts on the Racist OK Bus Video and LGBTQ Rights.

Thoughts on the Racist OK Bus Video and LGBTQ Rights.

If we focus only on race and issues of black and white and never address privilege and power, we will never succeed at ending this type of behavior and will never bring about real mutual respect and celebration of diversity.

March 9, 2015 1 comment general
New Voices Pittsburgh Accepting Applications for LGBTQ Leadership Institute

New Voices Pittsburgh Accepting Applications for LGBTQ Leadership Institute

New Voices Pittsburgh offering first New Voices LGBTQ Leadership Institute for LGBTQ people of color, taking place on Wednesdays March 25 – April 29, 2015.

March 6, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
Did Black History Month Change You?

Did Black History Month Change You?

Two North Carolina Senators: Joel Ford, and Ben Clark, demonstrate that some need to pay more attention to Black History Month.

March 2, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
You can help #BringAndreHome

You can help #BringAndreHome

Andre Gray has been missing now for 4 months and his family and friends need everyone to help spread awareness and help to bring him home. Images and suggested text included in blogpost.

March 1, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
Agism In The Gay World

Agism In The Gay World

  What follows is a guest post written by @Daburghjacks. The opinions expressed in guest posts may or may not reflect the views of Thomas Waters or thomascwaters.com, and are welcome from anyone who feels they have something worth saying. Hello Thomas C. Water’s readers. My name is Darren Oates. First, I’d like to thank Thomas for allowing me to post in his blog. Are you ready? I’m 52 fairly fit at 198 pounds and work[Read More…]

February 27, 2015 1 comment general
Delta Foundation Seeks Your Input: Pride 2015 Theme

Delta Foundation Seeks Your Input: Pride 2015 Theme

A form on the Pittsburgh Pride web site, seeking your input fore a theme for the 2015 Pride. Delta is giving everyone a choice to self identify in whatever way feels right to them. Choices are offered for gender identity, and also for sexual orientation In terms of the theme choices, I think I can make a case fore every single one of them!

February 25, 2015 0 comments Gay Pride, general
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