an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story


an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story


an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story


an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story

Detail of Pleiades painting by Julian Jackson

“There’s so few nice surprises in life. Seems to me that it’d be kind of a shame to squander one of them, don’t ya think?” O’Neal Compton’s Jim Soams in Big Eden


Detail of the cover of The Front Runner

Vince, Billy and two girls were right in the middle of the floor, and the other couples were stopping and watching. The two girls were doing a rather abandoned heterosexual version of the Flop. Vince and Billy were not. They were doing the gay boogie. And they were doing it as I had seen it done only in films and at parties in New York.

The gay who is a good dancer can turn even the fox trot into an uninhibited…


an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story

Photo by Vladimir Šoić on Unsplash

“I choose not to collaborate in my own oppression by restricting a basic human right. To me this is a matter of conscience.” Sr. Jeannine Gramick, SSND



an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story

Raul Esparza and the cast of the 2006 Broadway production of Company


an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story

“Thank you, Ellen, for giving me a shot at a good life.” Kate McKinnon


an (almost) daily reflection in the month of June about the people, events, and experiences that shaped my story

Sasha Velour, Google Doodle for Marlene Dietrich’s 116th birthday.

Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuß
Auf Liebe eingestellt,
Denn das ist meine Welt.
Und sonst gar nichts.
Das ist, was soll ich machen,
Meine Natur,
Ich kann halt lieben nur
Und sonst gar nichts.

Bill Hulseman

Ritualist, educator, facilitator & consultant | billhulseman.com

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