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Some Thoughts On Identity, Heritage, & Irish-Americanness

I am 1/8th Irish. That doesn’t make me special: It describes many of the people I know. Millions of Irish immigrated to the US in the last couple of centuries, so it’s not at all surprising that many of the … Continue reading

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Dublin Pride 2017, Take Two

Hey guys! I know that I already wrote about going to Dublin Pride a few weeks ago, but in a later post I also promised to show you a longer piece I’ve been working on for my writing workshop. This … Continue reading

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5 LGBTQ+ Biopics I Can’t Believe Haven’t Already Been Made | AKA Please Fund My Little Gay Movie Dreams

Hey everyone! I’ve been in a big movie-watching MOOD lately and so the other day I thought why don’t I brainstorm a list of LGBTQ+ people whose lives should be told in biopics? Like, me + gay history = heart … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde Is My Gay Dad (& Other Thoughts On The LGBTQ+ Family I Wish I Had)

Sometimes I refer to Oscar Wilde as my gay dad. Actually, I say that an awful lot – say that someone is my mom/dad/grandma/et cetera when everyone knows they aren’t – now that I think about it. Like, I tag … Continue reading

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5 LGBTQ+ Documentaries I’ve Added To My To-Watch List

Whenever I watch a movie I always think, “That was great! I should do this more often!” But thenĀ I… don’t do it more often. And that’s how my to-watch list ends up getting longer and longer. Don’t worry, it’s still … Continue reading

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Art AIDS America Chicago

On the second night of MBLGTACC, one of my fellow UI students and I visited an exhibition titled Art AIDS America Chicago. A description of the exhibit, from the Alphawood Gallery’s website: This groundbreaking exhibition underscores the deep and unforgettable … Continue reading

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Queering A Midsummer Night’s Dream

My Shakespeare course wrapped up yesterday, so I thought this would be a good time to tell you about my final project for that class. I really struggled with the accelerated pace of this course, especially since I took an … Continue reading

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