Articles by: The Pen Prostitute
One woman insomniac who ghostwrites for money and gifts.

by / on March 23, 2014 at 8:28 pm / in Art, Book reviews, Culture, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Menthol Slim One-Twenty Blues: A Poetry Review on Walter Beck

Walter Beck’s poetry is not for the weak spined, new age generation who look for light at the end of every dark tunnel and believes that fairness can be doled out through the power of positive thinking. But they should read it, even if it’s force fed down their throats between their helpings of Wiccan poetry and spiritual healing books, […]

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by / on April 4, 2013 at 11:58 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Government, Health, Miscellaneous, News, Psychology, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute

Some Are More Equal Than Others: Q & A With the Child of a Gay Parent

This week the Supreme Court continues it’s argument on weather lesbian and gay couples have the right to marry in The United States.  While equal rights, justice and the obvious morality of not excluding a group based on their sexual preference is all well and good, most intriguing are the new findings by the American Pediatric Society.  The APA  has […]

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by / on March 16, 2013 at 2:24 pm / in Art, Country, Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Education, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Prejudice, Religion, Sexuality, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Q&A With Poet James Schwartz On Being Q&A

James Schwartz is the author of The Literary Party: Growing up Gay and Amish In America, a work of poems and short stories.   His poetry can also be found in Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets On the Mid-Western Experience, Milk and Honey Siren: A Nostrovia! Poetry Anthology and All Poetry is Prayer: A Fire Anthology.  He is currently at […]

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by / on November 1, 2012 at 10:00 am / in Art, Book reviews, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Entertainment, Relationships, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

The Bookie’s Daughter Free Kindle Ebook Downloads for 48 hours only

The child of two incredibly miss matched parents, Heather’s father was known as ‘Big Al’ – a towering force and mathematical genius who would become Jeannette’s local bookie and notorious for making a deal with the Federal Government.

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by / on July 21, 2012 at 1:04 pm / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Drugs, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Education, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Politics, Psychology, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Crime and Punishment for the Younger Set

This past June the Supreme Court overturned mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for minors on the grounds that it constituted “cruel and unusual punishment” under the 8th amendment.  This comes on the heels of similar humanitarian rulings, such as getting rid of the death penalty for the mentally disabled and persons who commit their offense when under […]

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by / on July 10, 2012 at 4:53 pm / in Body, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Parenting, Politics, Prejudice, Religion, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Male Circumcision: A Necessary Cut?

Circumcision (the removal of some or all of the foreskin of a male’s penis) made headlines again in Cologne, Germany this week where a court ruled it illegal to circumcise an infant for religious reasons regardless of parental consent.  This new law was apparently brought on by the case of a doctor in a lower court whose circumcision on a […]

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by / on June 29, 2012 at 9:05 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Entertainment, Gender, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Politics, Prejudice, Relationships, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

A Speech Given At the 1st Annual Stonewall Vigil In Vermont by: Meg Tamulonis

I became aware of the “Stonewall Riots” through Pride marches and protests while growing up in New York City in the 1970s and 1980s.

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by / on June 23, 2012 at 4:14 pm / in Body, Celebrities, Culture, Current Events, Drugs, Education, Entertainment, Gender, Media, Miscellaneous, News, Psychology, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Porn: An Equal Opportunity Destroyer

If there was one person who wasn’t shocked about James’s death, it was James, who stated more than once on his blog about his failure to “hang onto sobriety”…

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by / on May 26, 2012 at 8:50 am / in Censorship, Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Old News, Petitions & Organizing, Politics, Prejudice, Relationships, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Stonewall: Freedom Overdue

A gay bar could expect to be raided at least once a month, no matter what “payoff” they gave to the NYPD. The Stonewall Inn was one of those bars.

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by / on May 21, 2012 at 9:37 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Gender, Media, Miscellaneous, Prejudice, Psychology, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute

Not Enough: A Reaction to the Tyler Clementi Verdict

The verdict is in: thirty days in jail plus three hundred hours of community service, counseling and a $10,000 fine.

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