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


Gender-critical ‘feminists’ revel in misogyny and sexism

Krystal Jackson, teacher alleged to have sexually abused a 14-year-old student. Photo via Fresno Sheriff Department.

“Just look at that child rapist!” they shouted. “He’s clearly a biological male!”


100 students protest bigoted district superintendent

PowerPoint slide the Iowa Standard says teacher Lucas Hall presented in class


Hint: for the same reason I write about religion

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A Prism & Pen writing prompt

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Prism & Pen Weekly — September 5, 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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