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Social Justice For All · 2W ago

How to Love Radically in the Era of Trump

I have been struggling, along with 2/3 of the nation, since November. I have been fearful, hurt, and worried for ALL targeted communities. For those who insultingly made this about “Hillary ...
Social Justice For All · 1M ago

Resist: The Downfall of the United States

I know I and millions of Americans are in mourning today. We are in mourning for the contempt, disdain, and utter destruction of Trump and  his racist, homophobic cabinet of multi-millionair...
Social Justice For All · 1M ago

MLK Day of Service 2017: Celebrate Rep. John Lewis

Mr. Trump’s attack on civil rights hero John Lewis certainly underscores and unequivocally proves the need to celebrate our civil rights pioneers. I had the great honor of actually getting t...
Social Justice For All · 1M ago

Feeling Grateful in Time of Great Despair: Happy New Year

2016 has been an exceedingly painful, turbulent, and awful year. Since turning 50 three weeks ago, I have been deeply troubled by the current course of the United States under what can only ...
Social Justice For All · 2M ago

Dear Donald: A Plea For Decency

Dear Donald: How unfortunate that the only truth you managed in the past two years was that the “election was rigged.” Sadly it was rigged on your behalf. While I fear this plea will fall pr...
Social Justice For All · 2M ago

Post-Truth: The New Order

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has named Post-Truth  as the word of the year for 2016. Post-Truth is defined as: Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less ...
Social Justice For All · 3M ago

Thanksgiving 2016: A Terrifying Time

I usually post my annual iteration of A Collective Amnesia, for Thanksgiving, but this year seems particularly painful as I reflect on the profound sanctioning of racism, homophobia, and mis...
Social Justice For All · 3M ago

I Hear America Weeping

I hear America weeping today, November 9, 2016. No, this is not Walt Whitman’s poem, I Hear America Singing. This is a song of woe, a song of anguish, a song of despair. How is it possible t...
Social Justice For All · 3M ago

Racism and the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

I was more than just a little bit disturbed yesterday afternoon upon hearing that all seven of the white terrorists who were armed and held the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge hostage, dest...
Social Justice For All · 4M ago

National Coming Out Day 2016: Supporting Each Other

Grab your smelling salts, clutch your pearls: I have big news. I am gay, queer, a homosexual. Yes, it is true. October 11 is National Coming Out Day. Why do we need this day? Why do we need ...