Fundraising is Such a Drag

We’re here, we’re queer, we’ll put on a frock for money

I’m not a drag queen, but I’ll be one for a fundraiser. NYC 2004
Me in a jeans jacket, June Bug, Connie Cat, and one of my BFFs wondering how he got mixed up in this. Author’s photo.

One night, just about thirty years ago, I met the man who would become not only my best friend and staunchest ally, but my lifelong partner. Plus, he makes me laugh harder than anyone on the planet.

He's not in this picture, but he is in this story.



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Bob Merckel

Bob Merckel

Editor: Counter Arts, The Narrative Collective, The Memoirist | English teacher/language consultant in Barcelona and Provincetown.