Care Package for June 8, 2019

Care Packages through the end of June are a celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. I know it’s not much, but I want to put as much support as I could into the world, and this seemed like a good way to add a bit more. Happy Pride Month.

Poetry: A Litany for Survival by Audre Lorde

Art: Simeon Solomon’s The Moon and Sleep

Photo credit:

Quote: “The only queer people are those who don’t love anybody.” – Rita Mae Brown

Travel/History: All the entries here through the end of June come from, an excellent website that documents the historical and cultural locations in New York City that are associated with the LGBTQ community.

Photo credit: New York Public Library

Pfaffs’s was a favorite social hang for mid-19th century Bohemians, including Walt Whitman. For more, visit

Song: Elevator Operator by Courtney Barnett

Something Extra:

I’ve seen this in about a million different spots on various sites and social media. Full credit and much love to the originator of this articulate and eloquent statement.

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