Care Package for June 20, 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: The Mortician in San Francisco by Randall Mann

Art: Charles Demuth’s After Sir Christopher Wren

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Quote: “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde

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.

Henry Gerber, the gay rights activist who founded the Society for Human Rights, lived at Castle Williams and Fort Jay while serving in the U.S. Army on Governors Island in Manhattan from the late 1920s through 1945. For more information, visit

Song: Straight White Patterns by Lavender Country

Something Extra: 13 Gay Movies That Don’t Suck

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