How often have we heard the claim that the high suicide rate in the queer community is disproportionately higher than society at large, and that the suicide rate is a result of bullying, discrimination and other non-affirming actions and attitudes? Until recently that seemed like a remotely plausible correlation to me.
But then I got to thinking about it…
Continue reading “Queers and mental health”
Well clearly this has been a full summer for me, as my blogging has completely fallen by the wayside. I have reason to believe that this Fall I will be able to chip out small chunks of time to get this habit back up and running. I hope so; it’s one of my tools for maintaining sanity.
So here’s some interesting stuff I came across, starting with some Mormon missionaries beating the living tar out of a mugger!
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2018-08-27”
Two legal decisions were made at two supreme courts in two separate countries in recent weeks that will surely go down in legal history for a number of reasons, not least of which is the stunning parallels and differences between them. Both of the cases involved a dispute between the LGBTQ+ community and a privately owned religious business. Both of the cases resulted in a 7-2 decision.
And yet both of the cases resulted in completely divergent conclusions. In America freedom of conscience prevailed, and in Canada freedom of conscience was sacrificed.
Continue reading “The Supreme Court of Canada strikes (out) again”
For recent subscribers to this blog, it isn’t normally “all Denise, all the time” as it has been lately. I primarily write about other stuff that strikes my fancy. With Denise’s significant improvements of late, the updates should be less frequent, but I’ll continue to cover the highlights.
But for now, here are a few things that seemed interesting to me in the past while (unrelated to Denise)…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2018-06-07”
Some interesting stuff for your reading pleasure…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2017-10-24”
Man alive, am I behind in blogging. With so much going on with Denise (by the way, she was officially discharged yesterday) and with the RazerLift, it has been nearly impossible to find the time. But, here goes with some interesting stuff…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2017-10-03”
Suppose I started telling you a story involving Hobbits and wizards, and something about a ring. Immediately you would recognize that I am describing “Middle Earth” as Tolkien called it.
But you would never confuse Middle Earth for our world.
Continue reading “Queers, language and the nature of reality”
Boy, I’ve been tardy lately. Lot’s going on. Hopefully I’ll get back into the swing of things in the coming weeks.
Here’s some interesting stuff for you to consider.
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2017-06-19”
This Thursday I will be participating with a group of panelists to discuss the purpose of sex, as part of God’s design for humanity. More details are in the poster, below.
Continue reading “Let’s talk about sex”
Here’s some more interesting stuff, including one real head-scratcher.
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2017-05-15”