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Peter Monn
Peter Monn is a 42-year-old author and life coach residing in Indianapolis, Indiana, by choice, with his husband and three dogs.

His first book, The Before Now and After Then, is set for release by Pen Name Publishing on 7-29-14.

When he isn't busy writing or coaching, he and his husband run a men's online
magazine called Raannt, which focuses on celebrity interviews and daily
music and style posts. He also writes daily posts on his personal blog,
Peter Monn, where you can read about his views on life, love and the great perhaps, as well as information about his books.

Moon child, daydreamer, romantic and lover of weirdness, he is most happy perched under his John Deere hat with a cup of coffee in one hand, and a crossword in the other.

Twitter: @petermonn

Entries by Peter Monn

How I Will Express My Religious Freedom in Indiana

(722) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 5:09 PM

Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Senate Bill 101, overwhelmingly passed in the House of Representatives today with a vote of 63-31. This bill would make it legal for businesses to refuse services to people based on religious beliefs. The bill will now go back to the Senate for some minor...

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Smiles for Leelah Alcorn, Who Asked Us to 'Fix Society. Please.'

(3) Comments | Posted December 31, 2014 | 4:59 PM

leelah alcorn

As I was scrolling through Facebook today, I came upon a post about the suicide of 17-year-old transgender teen Leelah Alcorn. After reading the article, which included the suicide note she posted on Tumblr, I went to her Tumblr page and...

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How Would You Feel If You Found Out Your Marriage Was Over Via Facebook?

(3) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 7:11 PM

Several hours ago, I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw that one of my friends had posted "Governor Pence is a piece of shit." I didn't even need to read the rest; I already knew what had happened. Several weeks ago, a judge in southern Indiana struck down the...

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Unpredictable Love and the Fight for Same-Sex Marraige in Indiana

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 12:50 PM

On Friday night, Alex and I went to dinner with my Aunt Kathy, Uncle Dave and my cousin David. While discussing our joint birthdays, Alex's recent college graduation and our legal marriage the day before, my aunt began asking questions about the statute of legality and the process of appeals...

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Gay Wedding Cake Cuts Deep

(17) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 11:34 AM

Tonight, while watching the news, I saw a story about a local bakery in Indianapolis, 111 Cakery, who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. "As artists, we have to find inspiration to create something special for our clients," said the owner. "When asked to...

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This is How Indiana's Gay Marriage Ban Will Affect Me

(77) Comments | Posted January 25, 2014 | 7:59 AM

Dear Annie,

While trying to fall asleep tonight, my husband Alex already fast asleep next to me, our dog at our feet, I scanned my feed on Facebook. After reading several news updates about the four to five fatal shootings today in Indianapolis, I found post after post about how...

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