The Reality of Diversity

On November 30, 1988, at 11:30 in the morning, I learned what diversity truly meant. On that day and time, Major League Baseball fired me as a National League Umpire because of my sexual orientation. I never thought growing up…
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The Oppression Continues

This past Friday night, my partner Keith, 3 dear friends and I attended a film festival in Boulder, Colorado. That night, they were showing two documentaries. One very short piece on Harvey Milk, and the other on homophobia in the…
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What’s In a Name

Well, it's almost a month since my return to Colorado, and I am still trying to get all my ducks in a row! With registering my car, getting a new driver's license, and finding a good pet sitter, it has…
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The Essence of Freedom

It's another incredible day here in Denver.  The sun is shining and the snow capped mountains are still calling my name! I am very happy to be back, and so much looking forward to the next decade :) The most envigorating feeling…
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Lonliness

I hope all of you had a great holiday, and that your new year will be filled with much joy and happiness!! My new year is starting off great! I am now settled into my new home in Denver, and…
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One of Many

It has been a crazy week since my last post!! My move back to Colorado was hectic, but it is great to be back where I belong..The vibrant city of Denver has added new buildings, and coincidentally my new home has a…
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The First Letter

As I said in my previous post, I would dedicate my blog mostly to the letters I have received over the past twenty years since publishing my book. These letters came at a rapid pace, and at first I thought…
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20 Year Anniversary

2010 marks the 20th anniversary of the publication  my autobiography Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball. I have had the great honor to meet so many people, whether it was on the book tour, or speaking at colleges, universities…
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