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Gay Games Fever

Gay Games Fever

By Karen Williams Here on the North Coast, we’ve got Gay Games fever! That’s right! We’re here! We’re queer! And we’re sporty! Everything’s coming up spectacular at the Cleveland-Akron Gay…

Beautiful

Beautiful

Do I love you because you’re beautiful? Or are you beautiful because I love you? Johnny Mathis One of the things I love about technology is being able to recapture…

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

How stunning! How magnifi­cent! How fortunate to bear witness in this lifetime to a wondrous human being like Dr. Maya Angelou! The deep resounding warm resonance of her voice rose…

Relatively Speaking

Relatively Speaking

So…just how many lesbians does it take to feel like family? I’m not sure of an accurate number, yet I can tell you that our memorial celebrations feel like a…

Feast or Fashion

Feast or Fashion

I began my foray into fashion very early in life. By age nine, I was already aware of making bold fashion statements, like the time I wore my “Happy Birthday”…

Alone Again…Naturally

Alone Again…Naturally

I know that my friends love me. They let me know in countless ways. Recently, I noticed the looks of concern on some of their faces. It seems as though…

Practice Love!

Practice Love!

I love Black History Month. Okay, so February is the shortest month of the year. Rather than feeling short-changed, I’ll simply keep this message brief and sweet. Now is the…

Recycle Your Life

Recycle Your Life

Variety is the spice of life! At least, that’s the word on the street. For most of us, change is challenging to embrace and we sidestep it at every opportunity.…

Caring for Self During the Holidaze

Caring for Self During the Holidaze

By Karen Williams It’s that time of the year when codependents rejoice, families freak out and the only real victors appear to be in retail. Whether we like or dislike…

Joy! Joy! Joy!

Joy! Joy! Joy!

By Karen Williams Tis the season to be… Joyful? Just how am I supposed to do that? Or be that? What is joy anyway? I have to admit that I…

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