On International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBit) 2023
Today reminded me that in the face of hate, the simple act of being openly LGBT remains a political act.
Fás, Bás, agus Athfhás
Scríobh mé tamall ó shin gur shíl mé go raibh mo chuid ama mar scríbhneoir caite agam; nach raibh aon inspioráid ag teacht chugam le fada an lá, agus gur bhraith sé nach dtiocfadh sé choíche arís.
The marks my family left On the city where I was born Are clear to me still: Passing Butler’s Wharf along is history intact,
Did you ever learn about orienteering in school, in scouts, or as a kid? Being given a map by a grown-up and told to find your way towards treasure, the campsite, or home.
for Imad In previous incarnationsmy phoenix soul, once reborn,would fly into the skies and scream;not in painbut searing vitality,proud in youth’s redeemed strength. But this time