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A eulogy (of sorts) for Omar Mateen

I’ve met you before, Omar Mateen. I’ve known you for years. For decades, I’ve heard your voice and seen your troubled eyes glance furtively in my direction. You see, you’re one of hundreds of men I’ve known in my lifetime … Continue reading

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Unholy words. Unholy acts.

I don’t want your prayers. Not to the god you worship in churches, synagogues or mosques. Not to the god of murder, genocide, war, cruelty and rage we read of in the torah, bible, koran. Keep those prayers out of … Continue reading

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A fallen Prince

Synonymous with sex, queerness and pan-gender expression, Prince defied categorization in his art and public persona. People on the fringe of rigid sexual and gender mores felt at ease knowing that a purple-wearing, heel-stomping, chest hair-sporting, makeup smeared iconoclast was … Continue reading

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Ding dong! We have ‘good news!’

Step right up! Come hear the living gospel! Give your life to Jesus and watch your problems melt away like ice cubes on a hot summer sidewalk! Even if you’re an atheist! Even if you’re town is blown apart by bombs and … Continue reading

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