Tag Archives: Washington DC

The Gay Embassy

There came the time when I stumbled on the Gay Community Center of Baltimore in the phone book.  I was 16 years old and I just didn’t know what to make of the words in front of me. I knew there … Continue reading

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Losing My Identity

I cannot pretend that just because I was born there and have ancestry there (unlike so many Americans with their kilts, dashikis, agbadas, turbins, burkas, hijabs, ushankas, saris, or regalias who “pretend” to be something other than American) despite the fact that I was born German, my mother was from Germany, I have a German government birth certificate (as well as an American birth certificate) I don’t try to force my “German culture” down the throats of Americans. Continue reading

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