Prism & Pen Weekly — September 26, 2021


Leftist anti-trans hatred spreads like cancer


Parents and students fight back!

Sandy Bressner’s amazing photo of a double rainbow shining down on rainbow flags during a pro-LGBTQ protest outside Benet Academy.

Two stories about institutional Catholic anti-LGBTQ hatred make headlines this week

In the first case, a federal district court ruled that the Catholic diocese of Charlotte, NC violated federal law when they ordered the firing of a “teacher of the year” after he announced his upcoming marriage to a man. The diocese, which runs at least 20 schools in 46 counties, isn’t taking the ruling lying down. They vow to keep fighting for the “religious freedom” to fire LGBTQ employees. Legal experts say they may well win in the end.


Selfless love lights the universe

A boy takes a pan of brownies out of the oven. Image licensed from Adobe Stock.


A Prism & Pen writing prompt

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Prism & Pen Weekly — September 19, 2021


Calls sodomy-law bans and same-sex-marriage “lawless”

This drawing from OpenClipArt has been used to illustrate ‘The Scarlett Letter’


How do I cope with my diagnosis?

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Living with significant pain

Let me translate that. I woke up in agony at four this morning, jolted out of a nightmare about agony. It wasn’t a bad dream, it was real. I hobbled…


School/sheriff refuse to discipline/charge violent bullies

This stock image model is not Tobi Yandle. He is a trans teen boy who closely resembles Tobi.

Can we put a face on hatred of transgender people, please?

Can we get personal about bullying? Can we talk about how adults RIGHT NOW are encouraging children to behave as cruel bullies, then validating them when they follow through?


Prism & Pen Weekly — September 12, 2021

James Finn

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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