Our young people are needing us to step up and be present in their lives. Young people who identify as LGBTQ need us. Children of LGBTQ families need us. And, with the beginning of a new school year, these young people need each of us.
A good speech or sermon can stimulate the mind or touch the heart; but it is music that can heal the soul. … music is spiritual. Not because it was necessarily written to be so, but for the way in which our bodies interpret it.
One day, she called to make an appointment with me. She had something important to discuss. Over coffee, she told me she had made a big decision. Up until to then, you see, we had known Sasha as a man.
A few people and I were sitting around, and one was telling about their difficult relationship with their parents. They added, “I have a friend who invited me to a meeting at their church, where they have a support group for people like me.”
“Wink, wink, nudge, nudge, know-what-I-mean?” Thus, quips the ribald Monty Python character played by the great Eric Idle when discussing, shall we say, relations? This being the Love & Lust (11th Annual Sex Issue) of qnotes, I would like to offer some thoughts on Lust and Love.
Black history month is traditionally a time to reflect on the accomplishments of notables from the past. We often think of people who have done marvelous works that impacted thousands, if not millions of people during their lifetime and beyond.