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Gray: A Fugue In Three Parts

Gray PART I My landlord painted my steps. She painted them gray. Like clouds – not the fluffy, friendly, animal-shaped ones that float through the

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The Waiter

I had started this post last fall when I was spending a month in Seattle for work.  I walked away from it, but recently I’ve

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Felissa 01

Finding Felissa Rose

It's a story that starts out a little rocky, but don't worry: it has a happy ending. I didn't anticipate the happy ending when it all started of course.  I'd been ...
t 02

Timeless

I never saw it coming. When my live-in boyfriend said that he wanted to perform with me at a drag show, it wasn't anything unusual.  He'd been playing around with drag ...
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Imaginary Horrors

I haven't watched the video. I can't.  I keep going to the link and I hover my mouse over it, but I can't bring myself to press it.  To watch.  To ...
Gay 03

Freedom, And What We Leave Behind

Yesterday I did an interview with a man who was writing a story about the guy in Williston that is (kinda? sorta? maybe?!) turning his bar into a gay bar ...
Pride 01

Why We Need Pride

A couple of weeks ago, I started seeing some of my friends - queer folks, mind you - posting articles asking "Why do we need Pride?"  It trotted out a ...
Flag 01

An Open Letter To Wayne Stenehjem

Editor's note: this is an email that I sent to Wayne Stenehjem when I saw an article that North Dakota was going to sign on to a lawsuit against the ...
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Karma: A Bigger Bitch Than I Will Ever Be

As we progress deeper and deeper into the jungle that is this year's election, I once again find myself glad that I cut the cord on my cable a few ...
Nice 05

North Dakota Nice

The first thing I noticed was the singing.  Everyone sings here.  I know it's easy to dismiss that statement as a generalization with no meaning; I understand that, but it ...

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