Conscious Catholicism

I’ve been reading all of my usual sites and a few things that have come up over and over “the gay experience”. I’m not really sure what that means even though I consider myself gay. Far too often these digital essays focus on sex and how that defines the gay experience. Maybe for some that is true but certainly not for me. When I was younger, there was more focus on that but really that sex wasn’t ever what defined me as gay. Gay has always been more of a world-view for me. The gay experience is seeing things in technicolor as opposed to a more limited pallate. I’m sure that at least in part this is due to Harry Hays influence both on myself and the orginal “gay rights” movement in general. I think that living ones life in technicolor and without shame would be the best description I could come up with for “the gay experience”.

As an aside, I”m finally getting over my allergys, god were they rought this year. I’ve been working now at my new job for 3 days and I really like it. I’ll be getting business cards sometime next week. Oh yeah I have to post a link to another reason I love this city, daring architecture.


Born in New York, Educated in the Berkshires, Became an adult in CA and found my Soul in Seattle. I'm a bearish middle aged, happy man who lives w my husbear in the OC.