Category Archives: Opinion

Personal opinions

Mike Pence, the “Bible” and Christian Oppression

For the record, I’m not trying to be anti-Christian, nor anti-organized religion. I am trying to point out the irony of a guy, Conservative Republican current VP Mike Pence, whose Christian Privilege helped him rise to the rank in society … Continue reading

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An open letter to the United States Coast Guard and opposing the proposed Anchorage Grounds along the lower Hudson River, NY USCG-2016-0132

Dear United States Coast Guard, a subordinate of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Thank you for your service to the United States, particularly New York state, since The Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were … Continue reading

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Stanley Crap playoffs are finally over

Even on a good day, I would likely have a difficult time celebrating a Penguins Stanley Cup win. But this year, yeah, frustrating beyond…. I am not a conspiracy theorist with sports. Full stop. Professional sports are entertainment – and … Continue reading

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Murder hitting close to home

Musicians dying prematurely is almost cliche at this point. Musicians dying in general in 2016 is definitely cliche. Musicians being killed is even it’s own kind of weird cliche. Then, there’s Christina Grimmes’ murder this week. One might just dismiss … Continue reading

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Don’t be a douche

The entire convicted rapist Brock Turner situation really drives me bonkers. It’s the perfect intersection of white cisgender straight male privilege, sports privilege and the culture of holding top participants to a different social and legal standard, the protectionist attitude … Continue reading

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The Stamkos Delima

For the better part of the season one of the most talked about question among my circle of hockey friends was what could or should happen to Steve Stamkos. The hockey world has thrived on rumors of trades and postulated … Continue reading

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Breaking the gender binary & why the transgender struggle is real

A while back I wrote about My Cisgender Train Ticket experience on New York’s Metro North LDCR and due to the recent “bathroom law” controversy that post has received a great deal of new interest after flying somewhat under the … Continue reading

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