Human Nature

Human Nature

I posted this in response to a friend’s locked LiveJournal post. I’d like to share it here, intact, as a snapshot of my views, which perhaps I will expound upon. But you’ve probably heard it here before, in any case. I see a lot of evidence of what I’ve come to believe is the mostContinue reading

The Otherkin Problem

The Otherkin Problem

For the first time in at least a year and probably more like 2, I’m Processing something heavy. I’ve attempted to ignore it and brush it under the rug, and previously when these feelings emerged I was able to do that. This time, not so much. Worse, it’s become apparent to me that there areContinue reading

The Essential Goodness of All People

Most of you are probably unaware of this fact, but someone very close to me has the AIDS virus. I found out about it 12 years ago, and he’d already been infected with HIV for at least a year by then. The struggle to stay silent and “in the closet” with such a horrible diseaseContinue reading

I Try to Keep an Open Mind

…but sometimes I just get pissed off. The link leads to a Christian woman’s blog who has a post on how “the ban on gay marriage slows the erosion of family.” What. the. bleeding. fuck. I continue to be amazed at how anyone anywhere can believe that what another person does affects the “sanctity” ofContinue reading

Cumming, GA Civil Rights March 1987

I haven’t slept much in the past few days. I wake up within a few hours of going to bed and am unable to go back to sleep. It hasn’t been so bad – I’ve been getting around six hours sleep a day – until this morning. This morning, I slept two and a half hours, woke up scratching my ankles from the new outbreak of fleas in my carpet (I’ve put down borax), and immediately starting worrying about my bank account. What kind of day is it when a $300 overdraft seems like a relief after you’ve spent time mentally adding things up and concluded it’ll probably go as high as $450? heh. (Turns out some of the stuff I thought was still pending has already posted. Thank