Life Is What You Make It: Don’t Backdate It – LOP066


When Your Heroes Start Dying. Baby, life’s what you make itCan’t escape itBaby, yesterday’s favoriteDon’t you hate itBaby life’s what you make itDon’t back date itBaby, don’t try to shade itBeauty is nakedBaby, life’s what you make itCelebrate itAnticipate itYesterday’s fadedNothing can change...

Gay Men, Resilience, and Our Chosen Family – LOP050


It’s Story Time… It was 1999 and I had recently moved to Toronto. The day after I broke up with my boyfriend, my former ex from Ottawa moved in with us. This would have made the perfect backstory for a gay version of 80s sitcom, “Three’s Company”. Only this time, two exes become friends after not speaking to each other for over a year. Within 24...

Darren is a leadership coach in Toronto, Canada who helps his clients to connect and embrace their uniqueness and freely create the life they want. He writes and podcasts regularly about Queer Leadership.