What’s the point of Pride?

Many people, even people who identify as LGBT, argue that there is no point to Pride season and the Pride parades because “no one cares if you’re gay anymore, gays are equal”, “why can’t we just be normal?”, “Pride is too in-your-face” and “what about Straight Pride?”. These plaintive cries are very similar to the…

The Bicycle: Part 1 – Wheels of History

“The thing that separates us from the high primates is that we’re tool builders,” ― Steve Jobs (American entrepreneur & co-founder of Apple Inc.) The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.” ― Dame Iris Murdoch (Irish-born British…