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25 08, 2023

The “SHATTERED!” Book Tour Rolls On!!!

By |2023-08-25T20:15:37-04:00August 25th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I had the distinct pleasure of just recently appearing on the influential and uber-popular Collections By Michelle Brown podcast! Listen here: According to Pridesource, Collections By Michelle Brown is "a natural, organic, authentic and powerful collections of interviews created to highlight the lives of those standing boldly in the crosshairs of their intersectionality and creating change as they move through [...]

20 07, 2023

Eddie S. Pierce, Jr.—Taking Indie Publishing to New Heights

By |2023-07-20T17:53:53-04:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The WYATT! podcast ( #Wyattonair ) does a deep dive into those timely and critical issues that impact Gay/SGL (same-gender-loving) men with a diverse set of LGBTQ+ movers, shakers, and change agents. WYATT! is absorbing, informative, provocative--and sprinkled with sly, spicy (and sometimes a wee bit) scandalous humor! The fast-growing podcast airs on both YouTube and Spotify. A major mandate of WYATT! is to present a showcase for LGBTQ+ indie (independent) [...]

9 07, 2023

HartStrings 23

By |2023-07-04T07:17:10-04:00July 9th, 2023|Categories: guest|0 Comments

“Willi Ninja: VOGUE!” Guest Writer: Bishop Hartsel Clifton Shirley Born in New Hyde Park, New York, on April 12, 1961, William (Willi) Roscoe Leake (aka Ninja) had no idea that he’d become a world-famous icon or that he’d create art in various forms that would inspire generations.  Willi, whose ancestry was composed of African-American, Irish, Cherokee, and Asian, began [...]

27 06, 2023

When SHATTERED! Meets PromoHomo.TV!

By |2023-06-25T03:05:05-04:00June 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breaking News! Just recently, I was honored to be the special guest on the uber-popular Notes from Hollywood program, hosted by Nicholas Snow Show on his renowned and celebrated PromoHomo.TV network! Notes from Hollywood features reports and profiles of individuals passionately pursuing professions in the entertainment industry.  Nicholas and I did a deep dive into my new [...]

8 06, 2023

It’s High Time To Get Your PRIDE On!

By |2023-06-06T05:13:05-04:00June 8th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Over the years, I’ve queried LGBTQ folks of various ages and stripes about criticisms they may have of Pride Month in general and their particular Pride celebrations.  Frequent comments include “Pride Month is way too commercial. It doesn’t adequately reflect its true meaning. Prides are not serious enough; you know, too much glam and glitter and too many parties.”   So exactly [...]

6 06, 2023


By |2023-06-04T02:46:42-04:00June 6th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

PRIDE month is June!   I kicked it off with an appearance on The Conversation With Al McFarlane. The acclaimed podcast is always a raw and unscripted look at the issues, events, and ideas affecting our world today.  Columnist and author W. D. Foster-Graham (The Right To Be: A Christopher Family Novel) joined us as co-host. First, a little history.  In 1974, [...]

21 05, 2023

HartStrings 22

By |2023-05-15T14:52:37-04:00May 21st, 2023|Categories: guest|0 Comments

“Bronzeville: Black Metropolis” Guest Writer: Bishop Hartsel Clifton Shirley In many major cities and some smaller ones in America, an area with a center of entertainment existed, where life had rhythm and movement.  In Chicago, that neighborhood was called Bronzeville, located on the South side. In the past, this area of town was boorishly called things such as Darkie [...]

18 05, 2023

PrideIndex Gets The “SHATTERED!” Treatment

By |2023-05-17T07:57:19-04:00May 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments is my latest stop on the Nothing Can Tear Us Apart--SHATTERED! Book Tour! This esteemed and popular online media outlet, which connects LGBTQ+ communities of color and their allies, deeply delves into "all thangs" SHATTERED!, including the genesis of my Nothing Can Tear Us Apart series and it's evolution with SHATTERED! I also dissect Wes and 'Tonio, the lead characters. [...]

15 05, 2023

“SHATTERED!” Meets “Just Buy Less Coffee!”

By |2023-05-14T10:09:17-04:00May 15th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The SHATTERED! Book Tour rolls on! I was delighted to be the special guest on Just Buy Less Coffee: Answering the Deeper Questions of American Politics. The acclaimed and popular podcast is hosted by Troy Matthews, who focuses heavily on social justice and equal rights. Matthews has worked on multiple political campaigns and was an intern for the California State Assembly. [...]

3 05, 2023


By |2023-05-03T17:02:11-04:00May 3rd, 2023|Categories: news|0 Comments

My SHATTERED! Book Tour continues with an exceptional appearance on the thought-provoking radio program, Visionaries and Truthtellers. Esteemed author, documentary filmmaker, and radio personality Anthony Carter is the creator and host.  Carter has penned two acclaimed books, "Twice As Good," and "Why Your Job Is Making You Fat," which offer winning strategies to overcome life's obstacles.  The popular Visionaries and Truthtellers podcast shines [...]

2 05, 2023

Insight News Gets The “SHATTERED!” Treatment!

By |2023-05-01T11:38:51-04:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’m proud to announce that my dynamic, provocative, and compelling new novel, Nothing Can Tear Us Apart—SHATTERED!, is receiving solid and enthusiastic endorsements! Reviewers are stating that SHATTERED! strongly resonates with both LGBTQ+ and heterosexual audiences on many levels. Insight News has given SHATTERED! five stars! This venerable print and online publication that serves the Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota African [...]

1 05, 2023

It Was One Helluva Launch Par-Tay!

By |2023-05-01T04:38:45-04:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The April 29th Nothing Can Tear Us Apart—SHATTERED! Virtual Official Launch was ab-so-lute-ly spectacular!  Presented by The Bears Network and the WYATT! Podcast, the special event was hosted by James Butler, founder of The Bears Network, and Ali Lopez, Mr. International Leather Bear. The guest panelists were Markus Aurelyus, singer/songwriter, and Joshua R. Pangborn, founder of Sidekick Productions.  SHATTERED! is the [...]

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