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The Carousel Capital: Binghamton, New York

Binghamton, New York is the centralized city of Broome County. The area consists of neighboring towns Vestal, Endicott, Maine-Endwell, and the village, Johnson City. The weather in my hometown, Binghamton, is l...

Minnesota Musing

… on such an autumn’s day.***Every autumn, when the leaves offer their first suggestion of their turn toward death, when the morning air alludes to the coming winter, I always remember my escape...

Adventures in the Mile High City

In three hours’ flight time, you’re suddenly peaking out at the Rocky Mountains, a chain that’s usually snow-capped and gorgeous, gleaming majestically as they do on so-inspired Coors’ cans. As you touch down, ...

The City on the Sound: Seattle

Even though it wasn’t raining — and I’d been informed that it’s “always raining in Seattle” — water beads slid along the train-window lazily as I stared out into the lumberyards of SoDo (South Downtown). I was ...

Atlanta Pride: Great and Growing

There’s a lot to celebrate this Pride season. Pride organizers are nearly halfway through an ambitious five-year strategic plan they hope will create a more active, diverse, and fiscally stronger Pride organiza...

Local Actor Scores with Amazon’s ‘After Forever’

I recently sat down under editorial impetus to watch “After Forever,” a short-form Amazon Video release whose first season has a total running time of 88 minutes (roughly 11 minutes per each of the eight episod...

Chloe Grace Moretz Tackles Gay Conversion Therapy

With her quirky, break-through lesbian comedy “Appropriate Behavior” (which she wrote, directed, and starred in four years ago), Desiree Akhavan gave notice that she was a force to be reckoned with. She’s now d...

Where We Intersect

I’m a black, straight woman who’s an ally to the LGBTQ community, and I identify with its struggles.