Hey up glittery readers. Gayby mama here, back from a long hiatus. When last I left you, I was all talk of penis cakes and small boys turning one. What you didn’t know at the time was that the wifey and I were on track to get knocked up again with le bebe redux (LBR).
Throughout the history of the LGBTQ community there has always been a tendency for secrecy – one foot in the closet for our safety and for the safety of those we love. However, there have been dozens of different methods for queers to communicate that they do, in fact, bat for our team.
This week on the Velvet Studio we looked at the role of After Stonewall in the city and the impact queer bookstores, such as After Stonewall, has on the queer community.
It’s been a highly transformative year, and 2013 will certainly be a memorable one. At 21, I began to develop a more rooted sense of my expression of gender and sexuality. My growing sense of identity came from interactions with the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and Queer community in Ottawa.
A friend recently sent me a comic which made me laugh out loud. Its a picture of a little kid pulling a wagon with a bear in it and the text reads “I just found a whip, a mask and handcuffs in my mom’s bedroom. I can’t believe it... She’s a superhero!”