Tag: Gay

THE GURLESQUE

WHAT IT ISN’T… Over the past few days, there has been a flurry of recent debate on the Gurlesque (see my post below). Numerous contradictions, conflations, and confusions abound, coupled with not a lot of resolution or agreement regarding what has cumulatively “taken place” vis a vis the book itself (Ana Bozicevic touches on this…

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The What Else of Queer Poetry

WHETTING EXCERPTS: …In queer poetry, desire blooms, and yes, I may just marry my dog— …Beyond that debate, we remain, in all our queerness, anomalies writing aloud the unimagined territories that language spearheads and explores.  They may fear adventure in my world, but I inhabit theirs in multiple ways—and am them. …Queer poets especially locate…

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Towards Still Another Universe…

Slaves to Do These Things is now available on Amazon (SPD later) for order – enjoy!   “I’m portable. My mind travels / the verse and valleys of whole people says the poet.” Correct! Readers of this book will discover their own memories. They will melt in them, amazed, lullabied, dramatized, shocked that they exist.…

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Steal This List!

CONTEMPORARY QUEER POETS Grow this list – Proliferate! Redistribute! I initially started this list as one for contemporary queer poets, but it has grown to include the living and the dead, the post-poet, the fiction and non-fiction, the bent, the bendable, and more. Thanks to all who’ve contributed so far! Please feel free to add…

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Grandmas’ Wisdom Worth Lots

Grandmas have generally outgrown trying to impress their pals and peers.  They often ‘tell it like it is’, or at least, speak their minds freely–minds that are vested with many years of experience-gleaned wisdom and invested with hope that the world they’ve endured and added to will be a better place for their children’s children. …

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For the Ladies … Sort Of.

Portia De Rossi Apologies for Marriage ~~~~~ Jen Foster Didn’t Just Kiss a Girl (For Kate Perry!) “Out musician Jen Foster has something to say to Katy Perry: She did not just kiss a girl. The Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s new single, ‘I Didn’t Just Kiss Her,’ is a tongue-in-cheek response to the smash fauxmosexual song, and…

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Little Noteworthies

SELF AWARENESS? I found this elephant — Hong — on G.I.’s blog, “Love Settlement“. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ They just wanted to be like everyone else, and unfortunately they were: normal guys who happened to have sex with other normal guys. For me, to be gay was an elective affinity, a chosen destiny. For most of them, it…

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Why I’m Not Gay For Huckabee – Seeking Successful Satire

For his inaugural “Better Know A Lobbyist: Gay Agenda” segment, Stephen Colbert brought out his faux-condescending inner pundit to interview HRC (Human Rights Campaign) president Joe Solomonese. This is a two part series. In the second installment of “Better Know A Lobbyist: Gay Agenda“, Stephen Colbert once more summons his inner pundit to further probe…

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