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A poem for my mother

I always bring my camera because I never know which visit will be my last. I greet you and casually mention I am your son, just so you know. Words tumble from your tongue trying to find a place to … Continue reading

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Letter to the Mix, 105.1

To whom it may concern: I just wanted to let your station know that in case you didn’t realize it this is 2016. The modern gay rights movement started with the Stonewall Rebellion in 1969. Almost 50 years later I … Continue reading

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Driving Me Crazy

Every day I have to drive all the way across Madison, Wisconsin’s beltline and every day brings with it multiple moments of irritation. The design is bad, the constant construction makes it worse, and putting other drivers on it makes … Continue reading

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Wrap Around the Capitol, 2016

I was invited to speak at Wrap Around the Capitol, an annual event sponsored by the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is what I chose to say: Thank you to WCASA for sponsoring this … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Justice

Inexperienced, unqualified, bigoted, highly partisan, and beholden to rich supporters. This is Wisconsin justice in 2016. As a gay man, as a citizen of this once-great state, as a person whose family has lived here since 1827, I am so far beyond … Continue reading

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Blake, Ash, and Skylar

Note: Someone reposted an article from a year ago and I didn’t notice that it said 2015 instead of 2016, which caused me to write this blog post. I have revised the post a bit due to that. Today I … Continue reading

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Letter to Senator Ron Johnson on Supreme Court Hearings

March 21, 2016 Dear Senator Johnson, This is a request for you to do your job if you want to save it. President Obama fulfilled his duty and nominated a new Supreme Court justice and it is incumbent upon the … Continue reading

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