I’m Baaaaaack!!!

Well hello world! This has been a significantly longer hiatus from blogging than I anticipated. LOL. But I realized that while I loved writing, wedding planning took a lot more time than I expected. But it’s all finished and I’m hyphenated so I can return to my writing!. So let me continue on my firstContinue reading “I’m Baaaaaack!!!”

Kicking Off Pride Month with a Response

So I’m kicking off Pride Month with a local issue. Yesterday, NBC25 reported about an Eaton County farmer who was denied a space at the East Lansing Farmer’s Market for his decision to not allow same-sex marriages at his apple farm venue. So in true Brian fashion, I have to throw in my two cents.Continue reading “Kicking Off Pride Month with a Response”

Nothing’s Black & White Except Pandas

Michigan always keeps things interesting. Late last week a digital billboard appeared in Macomb County here in Michigan: Now, let me just say, that on the surface…No one is born sporting the full ROY G BIV. But let’s be honest, it doesn’t look bad. 🙂 But in conversations on social media and in person over theContinue reading “Nothing’s Black & White Except Pandas”

Real Talk: Me Being Blunt on Anti-LGBT Supporters

So, there’s a lot of thoughts riding the roller coaster that is what I consider my mind, and I’ve been debating on whether or not to share them with you all. However after a few weeks of reflecting, I think that to help me make sense of them I should write through them. I’m sharingContinue reading “Real Talk: Me Being Blunt on Anti-LGBT Supporters”

The Movement 2014

Today I’m taking a break from the professional development and going to go a little personal. As you, my readers may know, I identify as gay and advocate for equity in my own subtle ways. I accomplish this mostly through my blog and my openness with my students when they ask questions or if they needContinue reading “The Movement 2014”

#SCOTUS, #Prop8 and #DOMA, Oh My!

Pre-#SCOTUS Decision, 9:01 AM: Today is the day for the Supreme Court announcement on the decision they made regarding the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 of California. I’m sitting drinking my morning coffee, perusing my social media platforms just waiting for the decision. Personally, I’d love to see same-sex marriage allowed across theContinue reading “#SCOTUS, #Prop8 and #DOMA, Oh My!”