The Equality House

It’s been 2 and a half years since I took my maiden voyage in the Fagbug. Remember that trip I took from Seattle to New York in that rainbow car in the summer of 2013? If you don’t, you can check it out here: Day 1    Day 2    Day 3    Day 4    DayContinue reading “The Equality House”

Anti-Man

Getting heckled on the streets of Guyana is a common occurrence. I’ve witnessed this happening hundreds of times in the eight months that I’ve lived in this country. I’ve seen it happen to a variety of people—to women, to the Chinese, to people of mixed races, and, of course, to white people. Since I’ve spentContinue reading “Anti-Man”

Gay in Guyana

I touched on this topic just barely in my latest newsletter, but I thought I’d tackle this idea of homophobia and ignorance toward gay people in Guyana a little bit more right now. As I stated before, I tend to experience the negative thoughts and feelings that people seem to have toward gay people moreContinue reading “Gay in Guyana”

FAGBUG: Denial vs. Disowning

No matter where you go in this life, you’re going to find people everyday who are struggling to accept who they are. Maybe they’ll have a problem with their weight. Maybe they’ll not be satisfied with a relationship in their life. Or, perhaps, maybe they’ll be struggling to figure out what to do with theirContinue reading “FAGBUG: Denial vs. Disowning”

FAGBUG: Five Days That Changed Everything

I didn’t realize what an impact riding in the passenger seat of the Fagbug was going to have on me. Spending an undetermined amount of time driving 3,000 miles with a stranger is a daunting enough task, but throw in the fact that you’re driving the gayest car in the world across the country andContinue reading “FAGBUG: Five Days That Changed Everything”

FAGBUG: Reawakening the Inner Activist

Why would anyone in their right mind choose to drive five days and more than 3,000 miles across the country with a complete stranger? I found myself in Anchorage, Alaska during the opening weekend of their week long PRIDE events. At the opening event, a simple gathering of supporters in a downtown park, Erin Davies,Continue reading “FAGBUG: Reawakening the Inner Activist”