An invitation to take part in my leadership questionnaire and have your say! If you’re a follower of my work on Th-Ink Queerly, you will know that I have been speaking about or making reference to “Queer Leadership” for the last… Read More »Furthering my Research into the Development of Queer Leadership
In the last couple of weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at how I’ve worked in the past year and how I want to work in 2020, specifically concerning the time of day when I do the “best work”,… Read More »My 365-Day Queer Publishing Challenge for 2020
Laying the stepping stones for a new way forward. For some time I’ve been pondering the question, “What is queer leadership — and does it even exist?” It would be easier to ask, “What is Gay Leadership?” because we have witnessed gay leadership… Read More »What Constitutes a Queer Leadership?
There are two examples from my life when I was living fully out, gay and proud, and expressing who I was – other than now when I feel like I’m all gay all the time! 🙂 In retrospect, within the… Read More »Have You Left The Best Parts Of You In The Closet?
When you don’t name LGBTQ people, we don’t exist. We are not immune to populism, the rise of the right, and the far-right in Canada. We are seeing spread in the prejudiced and hateful mindsets and discourse in Canadian opinion and politics.… Read More »“Homophobia and Transphobia Are Not Part of My Vocabulary”
Were Religions Invented to Control Fear of the Other? Witnessing what is happening in the world – how angry, defensive, and fearful people are of “the other” – I have to wonder, did any form of ego-based prejudice exist against… Read More »“Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs” – A Specious Defence of Prejudice
What’s right with gay men. Recently, YouTube superstar, Davey Wavey released the video, “Are Gay Men REALLY Different?”, which he made for Gay Men of Wisdom. I’ve referenced this program/organization and the book, “Gay Men And The New Way Forward” by… Read More »“Are Gay Men REALLY Different?”
Changing the Structure of Self-Criticism The relationship you have with your mind determines how you feel about yourself. Have you ever noticed your self-talk when you are feeling bad about your actions or behaviours? Do you speak to yourself so… Read More »Your Relationship with Your Mind (the Ego) and the Other
Why your intentions, words, and actions matter — in that order. “What’s going on in the world?”, is a refrain I often overhear in conversations. More often than not, the comment is defeatist, meaning the person saying it has no plan to take… Read More »Are Things Getting Better or Worse in the World?
Entering the space between all things. There is nothing but space between worry and fear. There is nothing but space between love and hate. There is nothing but space between acceptance and rejection. There is nothing but space… …between right and wrong,… Read More »A Conscious Meditation on the Gap