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Ron B gives the opening remarks at the Celebration of LGBT Pride, at City Hall, NYC

Celebration of Pride at NYC City Hall

June 8, 2016: I find myself in New York City, waiting in line to get inside the City Hall, to cover the Celebration of LGBT Pride event as a guest of Ron B’s, SAG-AFTRA member and celebrity host. While waiting for the event to start, I bumped into many friends and individuals I’ve known and ...

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Being a Guest on No Boundaries Show

Never say never! I would have never imagined that I would ever appear in a video. I’m more of a behind-the-scenes type of girl. But there I was, at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, MNN, in Manhattan, invited by no other than actor and activist Ron B, as a guest on the panel of her show, No ...

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No Boundaries: On the Set of Ron B’s Show

On the set of Ron B’s show, No Boundaries: Up Close and Personal, at MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network)   “Just call me Ron B,” the out trans actor, activist and Tina Turner impersonator once told me, back in 2008, when I first interviewed her after meeting her at a World AIDS Day 2007 event. Who’s ...

Hope. Bauhaus Rendering of the rainbow flag, including black and white. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Making Art from the Heart

Making Art from the Heart: A glimpse into the work of award-winning flimmaker and LGBT activist Wolfgang Busch Making Art from the Heart: From Germany to America, from How Do I Look to A Flow Affair, receiving the MLK Humanitarian Award, and beyond, Award-Winning, Artist-Activist and Filmmaker, Wolfgang Busch, continues to make art from the ...

We’re All God’s People: An Interview with Bishop George Lucey of St. Francis of Assisi

We Are All God’s People Bishop George Lucey talks marriage equality, God, and ANCC, a new kind of Catholic Church Just a short note, first. I’d like to thank my wonderful friends, Susanna and Annette, for putting me in touch with Bishop George and Father Geety. I have a confession to make: I’m not Catholic, ...

Hawaii Clouds. Photo by Alina Oswald.

A Short Story for the Holidays

In My Shoes: A Short Story for the Holidays Happy Thanksgiving! The holiday jump starts yet another holiday season. Yes, the holidays–warm and friendly, and stressful, and sometimes not that joyful, not for many people. I don’t often write fiction anymore, but I’d like to share with you a very short story I wrote many, ...