Having an Oh Fer Fuck's Sake! Moment
Monday, August 27, 2007
I notice that I just dealt with a butt-load of intense issues today. It seems like, everywhere I turned, there they were --- MY issues.
So, you might say: "Hey, Portly -- what exactly ARE your issues?"
Queerly, they're not so much about queerness.
My issues are, mostly, at this point, about attempting to be an authentic human in an incredibly artificial culture, about being a person attempting to be comfortable with who they are mentally and physically in a culture that attempts to regulate "normalcy" in terms of mental and physical criteria, and about making authentic contact with other human beings in a culture where genuine contact with other human beings is portrayed as "dangerous".
In light of my issues, I've been working on a light, breezy post about my personal relationship with suicide and rape (OK, don't weird out -- it really IS a serious post, but with me, this type of post can get SERIOUSLY serious).
So, to maintain perspective, and help me to complete this post, I'd like you to preview this:
Posted byPortlyDyke at 11:41 PM