Category Archives: queer issues

Pride in STEM (Science Centre)

Yesterday (Thursday) was the first international “Pride in STEM day”. It is a day intended to encourage LGBTQ men and women in high school and university to pursue fields related to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. I’m second from … Continue reading

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Peterson & Gender Identity

Yes, I’ve listened to Jordan B. Peterson. And much though he tries to disassociate himself with conservatives, he sounds very much like the kinds of men I’ve heard disparaging queer perspectives for decades. Thirty five years ago, the discussion was … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Christmas

A few of us were discussing the “meaning of Christmas” today; it seems to be something that we’ve been trying to figure out for years. How many Christmas programs have revolved around exactly this question? Finding the meaning of the … Continue reading

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Australia & Same-Sex Marriage

Australia became the 26th country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage on December 7th (Fortune, 2017). For the most part, I have to admit it was a bit anti-climatic for me, and probably for most of those of us … Continue reading

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Cuff Links

Yesterday I wrapped up my latest position with the Ontario government. For the last year I’ve been a Research Analyst with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. It was not the easiest of years. The work was interesting, … Continue reading

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Beyond Analytics

I’m changing jobs. Things are in a bit of limbo right now. My current position was cut back only a few weeks ago, and I’ve had to compensate. This is not awful; I still have a job and secure income, … Continue reading

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The Chrysalids

I’m one of those people who has lots of books. One of my most significant costs when I moved from Arkansas to Canada was that of moving those tomes. Many remain packed still, but I know where they are. A … Continue reading

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