Trips

Out & Equal 2013 Trip Report

October 27-November 1 Minneapolis, MN (Workshops October 29-October 31) I attended the Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Summit which took place at the Minneapolis convention center in Minneapolis, Minnesota during the week of October 27th, 2013.  Approximately 2,000 people from 41 states and 27 countries attended.  I was one of Read more…

By mike, ago
Professional

Notes From Out & Equal 2013

View this posting as I update my notes from the workshops I will be attending at the Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Minneapolis, Minnesota from October 29-31st.  Click the OneNote embed below to see my updates during the event.  Look for a full trip report posted to my blog Read more…

By mike, ago
Life

Out & Equal 2012 Trip Report

October 29-November 2, 2012     From October 29-November 2 I attended the Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore convention center. Despite hurricane Sandy the summit proceeded with a modified schedule. Approximately 2,000 people were able to attend under these circumstances.     On October 29th I attended Merck Read more…

By mike, ago
Personal

Gay Marriage Debate Continues In NJ

Yesterday, a NJ senate committee had hearings on whether a resolution legalizing same-sex marriage should go to a vote in the senate. It passed. Here is some video from those hearings. Senate committee hears emotional testimony on same-sex marriage bill Senate judiciary committee vote to approve same-sex marriage bill

By mike, ago
Me

Gay Marriage In Hawaii

I was at this bar when I was in Hawaii. It was about a block from where I stayed. It was a pretty cool bar with lots of cute guys. 🙂

By mike, ago
Personal

FUCK YOU

TO ALL OF YOU RIGHT WINGERS… I just had to post this on my blog. The message is so important. The word used might be considered “strong” by some, but the message is clear, intolerance and bigotry has only one valid response. This music video conveys that response quite clearly.

By mike, ago
Personal

My Coming Out Story

Originally posted on MySpace on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 It all started in January of 2005 when I put money down on my own condo. I started to think about my independence and what changes this will bring to my life. A few busy months at work and dealing with Read more…

By mike, ago