Monthly Archives: January 2015

January 21

The allies among us…

Originally posted on Michael Anthony Goodman:
“Is the Gay Community Scaring Away Our Straight Allies?” This was the title of an article I recently came across, and after being startled by the number of straight and allied friends who had posted it shortly after its release. The startling feeling did not come from the content…

January 20

The Oscars Project

Life, death, bucket lists. One of the items on my bucket list was to watch every movie that won an Oscar. The Academy Awards®, otherwise known as Oscars®, have been presented annually since 1927 (the first awards ceremony was held in May 1929) by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. As I finish films, […]

January 17

Samantha Brown: Chicago Travel & Adventure Show

Originally posted on Millennielles:
Today hit -20 with wind chill (was I the only one praying for a cold day like the school system?), so there’s no better time for the 11th annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show. Dream of being anywhere but this polar vortex on January 17 and 18 at the Donald E.…

January 15

Eulogy for a Father

Eulogy for Colonel William Goldsmith, M.D. The death of one’s parent is a humbling experience. This week, I have come to know my father beyond who he was as a caretaker. I saw him through the eyes of his patients, heard him through the words of his air force peers, and understood him through the […]

January 13

Leelah’s Legacy

January 12

Misplacing God. Where Was the Last Place you saw Him?

Originally posted on paulrobinsonwrites:
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about where we find God. Growing up I thought He was in church on Sunday mornings. I believed we went through the week trying to hold on for the ride until we could find safety and refuge in church on Sunday. I suppose that’s why…

January 11

R.I.P. Colonel William Goldsmith [1938-2015]

It is with regret that I announce the passing of my father, Colonel William Goldsmith, after a long battle with cancer. A veteran of the Army and Air Force and conflicts including Vietnam, Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom, Colonel Goldsmith’s greatest work was found in his writing and unique brand of humor. In lieu […]