Monthly Archives: April 2012

LEARNING AS AN ALLY

This week has been a big learning week for me. On Monday I wrote a post about Transphobia on the T.V show “The View”.  I received several comments; some were supportive and many were filled with info that taught me … Continue reading

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LEARNING TO BE AN ALLY, AN ALLY IS ALWAYS WILLING TO LEARN

Learning To Be An Ally, An Ally Is Always Learning By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Being and ally is a lifelong process.  It has been 8 years for me and I have had waves of growth in terms of allyship.  As … Continue reading

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“THE VIEW” NEEDS TO WIDEN THEIR SCOPE ON JENNA TALACKOVA: DISCUSSING TRANSPHOBIA WHILE BEING TRANSPHOBIC

The View Needs To Widen Their Scope on Jenna Talackova: Discussing Transphobia While Being Transphobic By Jorge Antonio Vallejos The ladies of The View—Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck (Sherrie Shepherd was away)— had Miss Universe contestant … Continue reading

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GUARD YOUR IDEAS!

Do you have an idea for a project you’re working on?   Guard it! I had an idea stolen from me recently. After contemplating over the situation for a month I have come up with some basic strategies to guard … Continue reading

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WHEN A POET DIES

When A Poet Dies By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Last week today I found out Adrienne Rich, 82, the well-known American poet, past on (1929-2012).  I read the thoughts of mourners posted on Face Book.  Sadness prevailed.  Adrienne Rich is someone … Continue reading

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MARCH 2012: FREE BOOKS, STRIKES, A ONE PERSON BAND, AND A POET GONE

March 2012: Free Books, Strikes, A One Person Band, and a Poet Gone By Jorge Antonio Vallejos So, the first quarter of 2012 is gone.  It’s been a good one. March was eventful, different, and fun; I:  was named one … Continue reading

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