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what I learned

I was looking through my old journal as I got ready to transition to a new journal.  I found this list of reasons not to be close to the man I loved.  Amazing, what I’ve learned.  “Wait, when did I write this?” I wondered. The part that surprised me the most was the quiet “he

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breast convention

“That would be conventional,” I said, and moved his hand to my breast.  We were cuddling nakedly in bed, and he was sleepy.  We were having a conversation that was inconsequential. “Wow, wouldn’t that be great.  Would you like to go to a breast convention?  I bet you’d like that.” “Yeah!” he said. “Mmm, I

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who is sexually attractive

If your sense of who is sexually attractive is based on advertising from when you were eight years old, it might be time to reevaluate that.  I know people who their pinnacle of sexual beauty is based on commercials they saw thirty or forty years ago. I get left out of that, since the way

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bad art

Sometimes I think bad art is better than no art.  I don’t mean bad in the sense of boring–I mean bad in the sense of unskilled, shaky, rough.  Lacking context too. My art doesn’t call upon a long history of art and situate itself within a school or have a philosophy, really.  I think of

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supporting kids around sexuality

I don’t have kids of my own, but I have niblings.  They are teenagers.  The eldest at least is queer.  Someone asked me recently about supporting kids around sexuality. The sex ed I got in school was worthless.  I was mostly self-taught, about sexuality–before the internet too.  I read a couple zines that were helpful. 

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