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Best Wishes for StraightGrandmother!

Rob Tisinai

April 30th, 2014

As you may know, StraightGrandmother entered the hospital yesterday for a planned hip replacement today. The surgery is this afternoon, and I’m certain she’d love to come out of it to find a thread full of best wishes for a speedy recovery. Go to town!



Lindoro Almaviva
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Indeed. Have a speedy recovery grandma!

Priya Lynn
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Hoping for the best for you Straight grandmother. I so appreciate all the work you’ve done to advance justice!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

StraightGrandmother definitely has my best wishes. Her dedication to gay rights is unmatched even by most gay people.

Eric Payne
April 30th, 2014 | LINK


Best wishes for a speedy, complete recovery.

Oh… and don’t eat the salted boiled water most hospitals call “chicken soup.” It’s nasty!

Bernie Keefe
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

SGM, Here’s hoping for a speedy recovery.

Richard Rush
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

StraightGrandmother, I’m confident that you will have a complete and speedy recovery that leaves you pain-free ~ because you are much too delightfully feisty to allow hip replacement to keep you down for long.

Thom Watson
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Recover soon. Your avid and much-appreciated shooting from the hip has taken its toll, I see, and I’m glad you’ll have a brand new one soon so that you can get back into the game.

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes for my favorite online grandmother. I feel like you’re my grandmother!

Timothy Kincaid
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Very best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery.

Ben M
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes for a speedy recovery StraightGrandmother!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

We miss you. Keep feisty! Also, are you taking applications for additional grandchildren?

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Make sure you take it easy and all the time you need for your recovery, we’ll still be here when you get back :)

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. You’re gonna feel so much better!!
PS: You are a hero to me. Thanks for all you do.

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Get better so you can get back to being the rockin’ grandmama you really are!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes, SGM! Your a presence on the net! Get well soon!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Have a swift recuperation, Straight Grandmother. We appreciate all you do on behalf of the struggle for equal rights.

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Hip pain is no fun. I wish you a good result and as speedy a recovery as possible.

Marci Wyzdyx
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes for a (roller-skates-optional) speedy recovery, Straight Grandmother.

Timothy (TRiG)
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

I’ve always been very impressed with everything I’ve seen from StraightGrandmother. Best wishes indeed!


Gene in L.A.
April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes to a valued ally and a smart cookie! Get well soon, StraightGrandmother!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Hoping for a smooth recovery — listen to your physical therapist!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

You don’t know me, but I’ve benefited from your presence on-line! Heal up, StraightGrandmother! You are greatly admired and loved!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Wishing you a Refuah Shlema (a complete healing)!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

Feel better soon, StraightGrandmother!

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

StraightGrandmother, hope you do Get well real soon, as great as ever and boldly going where no grandmother has gone before.

April 30th, 2014 | LINK

StraightGrandma, best wishes for a full and speedy recovery. Thanks for all your great work for equal rights :)

Jim Burroway
April 30th, 2014 | LINK


I’m gonna guess she’s gonna be kicking ass even harder once she’s back up on her feet. …

Here’s hoping for a speedy recovery!

Paul Douglas
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes SGM! We love you!

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Have a speedy recovery!

William Fisher
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Hope everything goes well for you, SGM. I’m sure it will.

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Here’s to a hip grandmother! Speedy recovery!

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Thanks so much for all you have done, and will do for us – we are most grateful!!

Daniel McVey
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

My best to SGM, I always love reading her(?) posts. Her work on the Regenerus thing was fantastic.

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

New hip and no pain…what could be better. Have a speedy and pain-free recovery!

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery!

Jim H
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Very happy to get to wish you a speedy recovery, SG, AND thank you for your advocacy!

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

I’ve known several people who have had hip replacement surgery, and you’d be surprised at how quickly after surgery they’re up and about. Usually the immediate reduction in pain and increased mobility following surgery gets folks back up to speed (and feeling loads better than before surgery) really quickly. Take care, StraightGrandmother – and NO bungee jumping until your doc says it’s okay!

Jeffrey D.
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

From an avid reader and ortho/neuro nurse – I wish her a very speedy and discomfort free recovery!

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

You must have worn that hip out from kicking so much ass. Get better soon!

Ben in Oakland
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

I’m on vacation. So best wishes from Berlin.

Regan DuCasse
May 1st, 2014 | LINK

I can only guess you need a new hip STRAIGHT GRANDMOTHER, because a great soldier such as yourself, has stood up, marched and forged on a lot and where the faint of heart dare not go.
The new one is going to give you a lot more time to kick down those walls and take names.
Sister, I love you for the formidable woman you are.
We know this won’t keep you down for long.
We know you don’t want to miss any main events!
LOVE you always! xo

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

What Patrick said!

May 1st, 2014 | LINK

Straight Grandmother, you’re one of my heroes of science. Best wishes and good luck. I look forward to seeing you back, keeping an eye on the rogue scholars, soon.

May 2nd, 2014 | LINK

She sure has my vote for a successful new hip job. Especially for one hip granny.

May 5th, 2014 | LINK

SG, I’m late at the table here ’cause I was in SF for a week looking after some older friends who ain’t doin’ too well…

All my best positive thoughts to you and thank you again for all you do and are!


Eric Payne
May 5th, 2014 | LINK


I understand there’s a growing movement in the City to provide for gay elders. Did you witness any of those efforts? I’ve often wondered — if Bill and I hadn’t met 20 years ago… what would be happening to us, in a Bay Area culture obsessed with youth and gym-toned bodies? Where would we be in a community — of all orientations — that believes only wealthy elders, and their ability to fund the lives of the “younger set”, are the only elders that count?

May 8th, 2014 | LINK

Any word on SG?

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