miscellany, politics, trans-rights-now, transgender

The Politics of Fear, Pt.2 (or: “Trump Won. Now What?”)

out-and-about, transgender

The Night I Met The Pet Shop Boys (Again).

I’m in a community center library, on my volunteer shift, as I type this. It’s a pretty quiet night, so I’m listening to music on my phone. I’ve had the Pet Shop Boys’ entire catalog on shuffle today.  As I hear the opening beats to one of my favorite songs of theirs, “It Always Comes As A Surprise”, both my mind and heart are transported back to a couple of weeks ago. I got to see two of my musical heroes, and shared a small-but-unforgettable moment with them at their meet & greet event.

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