Tag: gay

My Hero

Damn, I Was a Mess It was the early part of 2003 and one of the most miserable times in my life. Yes, I’ve referred to many times in my life as being the most miserable. I’ve had a lot of them, okay? That era is a blur, so it can take a while before I can fill in the…

The Orlando Tragedy

The following is from a Facebook post by my husband, Maurice Driving home from a beautiful weekend excursion in the San Bernardino mountains with my husband and my amazing church, I was feeling on top of the world. As we drove down the mountain and entered back in to cellular reception area, Brad’s phone started popping up all kinds of…

Coming Out of the Bipolar Closet

The Gay Closet Twice in my life I had to come out of the closet. The first time I came out as a gay man. That was fifteen years ago. About five years later I came out as having bipolar disorder. Coming out as a gay man was difficult. I first came out with close friends of mine. Later I…

Fifty

  Tomorrow (Saturday Sept 28) is my fiftieth birthday.  Yep, the big Five-O.  I didn’t think it was going to bother me, but I’m shocked that I was wrong.  All week I’ve been irritable. It didn’t bother me when I turned thirty.  It didn’t bother me when I turned 40.  Interestingly, it did bother me when I turned 25.  Why? …