“Trans kids are just like other kids, and it’s not all about my gender. I often say that my gender is the least exciting thing about me. I have a bunch of other things that I do, things that I love.” Rebekah Bruesehoff, 13-yr-old transgender activist
Perhaps, like me, you’ve procrastinated your plans to emigrate to a healthy democracy. Or maybe, like most of us, you’re just queasy after years being force-fed for-profit, click-bait media that lionizes blowhards, puts scare quotes around “facts,” and sows doubt in our elections. Sometimes it seems as if the only good news is you can tune out by binge-watching Schitt’s Creek.
We’re in that weird space between last week’s election and next week’s day of Thanks. And in that middle space, we’ve all had to face some uncomfortable feelings about our nation, our […]
by Lee Lynch I never put this in words until recently: I’m afraid of children. Crazy, right? Unnatural. Just plain dumb. About a month ago, while still digesting that news flash from […]
by Lee Lynch There are certain memories that glow unexpectedly brighter than the other million moments catalogued in my mind. Their significance demands attention, and for good reason. The accumulation of those […]
by Sheree L. Greer So, in 2006, I did the inevitable. I came out to my mother. I was in grad school in Chicago at the time, and I decided to tell […]
“You two look like Mutt and Jeff.” I imagine this is the first thing my grandmother would say if she were still alive and got to meet my girlfriend, Julie. Mutt and […]