Monthly Archives: August 2013

Let’s do some straight talking: Mim has inappropriate questions

Mim who is a straight friend of mine likes to accompany me to parties and other events into the LGBT scene. She says that she likes the atmosphere in the scene and never had a problem with women being interested … Continue reading

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a quickie with Tinka

No, certainly NOT in the sexual sense. Though I’ve omitted one of the statements I thought I should have previously included. Tinka (in a sad & melodramatic voice): “I think it’s a pity that I never had a nick name … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia, Ellen!

“Ellen, ist that you?” I asked after someone answered what I assumed to be Ellen’s mobile. Over the past few days it was impossible to get either Ellen or Nicole on their home phone despite trying repeatedly. “Yes, speaking. Hi, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: LGBT rights responsible for juvenile suicides

That was at least the only accusation among the long list of accusations that I hadn’t heard before. (The full list is available here.) So I’m afraid I can’t award the Bishop of Honolulu too many points on the creativity … Continue reading

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“stay gay and you will pay”

That sentence certainly wasn’t created or dreamt up by me, just in case you were wondered. I wouldn’t even know what I should pay for – after all being gay is completely free. Free of a monetary charge and in … Continue reading

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The free dessert or why does everyone think that Tammy is gay?

Tammy has the problem that everyone or nearly everyone thinks that she’s gay. She doesn’t have a problem with LGBT people but given the fact that she found out that senior work colleagues (who themselves are gay) considered her to … Continue reading

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Did anyone put out her cigarettes on Ellen’s hands? (Brief answer: no. But this isn’t all)

I stared at Ellen’s hands. Both hands looked like someone extinguished cigarettes on her skin. Nicole wasn’t a smoker for sure (not that I would have expected Nicole to have done such a horrendous thing even if she was a … Continue reading

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flirtation gone wrong VI

“oh, hi. I’m Tammy by the way”, Tammy introduced herself. “Tammy? Is that the nickname for Tiffany?” “er…no, that’s the nickname for Tamara”.

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a date with a closet case – a date to be remembered but not to be repeated

I’ve been clumsily handed a piece of paper with some compliments and a phone number without a dial code. I say clumsily as the woman who gave me the piece of paper had to ask me for a pen (and … Continue reading

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New Jersey bans conversion therapy

I just wanted to quickly break the excellent news that New Jersey has now banned conversion therapies on minors. The even better news is that this law was signed by a Catholic Republican which restores my faith in humankind at … Continue reading

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