{A 4th of July Ode to Power & Privilege}

randomly, i was born with more than I can ever even comprehend.  in a nation of liberty founded on the backs of indigenous people, slaves and immigrants. i am white. the blessing of education and unearned power and a fluke of skin color.  I am the child of pleasure and privilege for I have never suffered, never truly…

“Why Do You Care So Much About LGBT Issues? Are YOU queer?”

It’s an honest question, I guess.  But the implication is that in caring for friends who are gay, lesbian or bi-, or any persecuted population, there must be some underlying story.  Let’s be truly honest, at least I will be, for a moment.   And I guess I’ll generalize dangerously, but I think I’m fairly close…