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On this week’s episode of the Think Queerly Podcast, I open the show with some housekeeping. In short, I’ve updated the podcast branding with new colours, fonts, and a tagline. I’ve also updated Think Queerly on Medium to match.

If you haven’t seen it yet, I think it’s gorgeous. But…

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This begs the question, why are so many people afraid to take personal responsibility for their actions that affect the common good?

Note that I did not say negative or damaging actions because I believe we must take personal responsibility for our actions, regardless of their intent. We need…

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In the 1950s, as 15-year-old Jim Foshee hitchhiked from his tiny Idaho hometown to Los Angeles, he met kind-hearted strangers, kindred souls, and drag queens as well as con artists, liars, and ruthless cops. …

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“Inclusion is about taking all the unique characteristics that people bring with them to work and making sure you have a workplace where everyone can succeed because of, and in spite of, those unique qualities.”

— “Birds Of All Feathers” by Michael Bach

On this week’s episode of Think Queerly…

“Inclusion is about taking all the unique characteristics that people bring with them to work and making sure you have a workplace where everyone can succeed because of, and in spite of, those unique qualities.” — Birds Of All Feathers by Michael Bach

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Episode Notes

  • Michael has essentially been doing…

Episode Notes

  • The Living OUT Podcast launched June 20, 2018. I renamed it Think Queerly after the 100th episode. Over the last 3 years I have published approximately 5 episodes per month!
  • The influence and importance of my purpose statement to everything I do in my coaching, my articles, and the…

Your values are like a compass that helps you find your true north to keep true to your direction in life.

Your purpose is the reason you’re on the path.

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This past August, my partner and I spent the entire month living in Montreal. We wanted to get a feel for living in the city beyond visiting for a weekend to decide if we might move there someday. It was wonderful, regenerative, calming, and transformative.

As mentioned in my last…

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Verse 39 of the Tao Te Ching expresses an allegorical truth about human nature. The verse itself is quite complicated, rich in meaning, and foundational for the entire text. To keep in line with this article’s topic, I will quote only the last two stanzas:

The pieces of a chariot…

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