Category Archives: Gay Pride

Gay is not a prescriptive ‘label’, nor a monolithic ‘identity’. It’s just a description.

The Guardian re-published a blog post by Chris Morris (no, not that Chris Morris, another Chris Morris). In it he explains, in the words of the title he wrote himself, ‘why I’m no longer Gay but still want to marry … Continue reading

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Velvet Rage

I know, I know, the title sounds like it should be the name of a tribute band performing an easy listening version of ‘Killing In The Name’ at a tea-dance in a faded hotel just off the sea-front at Scarborough.*  … Continue reading

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The big red ‘A’

If, like me, you spend more time than is probably good for you ambling around the blogosphere, you’ve probably noticed that quite a few blogs are including a badge which consists of a stylised red A.  I think I first … Continue reading

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“Gay guilt” & the lack of gay Mental Health blogs

Right, I’m going to finish this damn post if it kills me.  (See my last-but-one post for an explanation of why that might be likely not to happen.) About a zillion years ago, Teenage Misanthropy posed the question of why … Continue reading

Posted in About me, Anxiety, Depression, Gay Pride, Sexuality, Social commentary, Stuff I've read, Stuff I've watched | 21 Comments