Local LGBT publications across the country are full of notices and “event calendars” telling us of Pride Parades scheduled in cities near and far. But I asked myself, “Why do we march?” Here is what I decided.
Now, there are many sorts of parades you will see in any year you choose. There are parades on Memorial Day, when we pause to [...]
Are you old enough – or, if you are younger, did you ever read about – the earliest days of the Civil Rights struggle in this country? Back on February 1, 1960, in Greensboro, North Carolina, four young black men staged a “sit-in” at the lunch counter of a Woolworth store. Of course, that lunch counter was for “Whites Only” but those brave [...]
No wait. I said that wrong. What I meant was: In 2016, transgender men and women will elect the President. Yea. That’s closer to the truth. Here is how it will happen.
There are two national parties – the Blue Party and the Red Party. Now, most transgender folks will vote for the candidate of the Blue Party, but what about the Red [...]
(I had a dream last night that Donald Trump won the election. Then, he decided to “reach out” to the LGBT community by asking me to give him advice on how his administration should handle certain issues that relate to LGBT men and women.)
To: President-Elect Trump
From: Holly Maholm
Subject: Proposed LGBT [...]