Tagthought leadership

How We Treat Each Other As Queer Leaders

How We Treat Each Other As Queer Leaders

Th-Ink Queerly was founded with a mission statement that informs the ethics of the publication and to create alignment with those who wish to contribute to its evolution. One of the most important directives of the Th-Ink Queerly mission statement is that we  as queer thinkers and writers are purposefully critical of the status quo. At the same...

Furthering my Research into the Development of Queer Leadership

Research into the Development of Queer Leadership

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 several months. The idea of a Queer Leadership started as a seed in my mind when I took part in a 5-month coaching...

My 365-Day Queer Publishing Challenge for 2020

365-Day Queer Publishing Challenge

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”, and what I want to accomplish. I’ve broken things down and have created what I hope is a highly efficient daily schedule for 2020. That preparation...

The Problem of LGBTQ Division and Eating Our Own – LOP102

The Problem of LGBTQ Division and Eating Our Own

In-fighting only strengthens those who seek to silence us. Have you ever seen this happen? Queers come together at a large event like Pride where everyone wants to have their voice heard, their opinions honoured and recognized as having value. Sometimes this leads to division or in-fighting within a specific group, like gay male...

What Constitutes a Queer Leadership?

What Constitutes a Queer Leadership

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 work to usher in many of the rights, freedoms, and acceptance that we enjoy — albeit...

In Defence of Queers Disrupting the Status Quo – LOP083

Defence of Queers Disrupting the Status Quo

\n About twice a month I write a newsletter to share and promote the queer thought leadership that’s published on my magazine, Th-Ink Queerly on Medium. The day after I published, Normate Gays, an LGBTQ Canadian Coin, and the Importance of Inconvenience I received a response to the newsletter. The offended party wrote: “Take me off your mailing...

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.