Category Archives: LGBT

The Paradox of Tolerance

I was speaking with my dad about my wedding and what he wanted his role in it to be, or not to be as it turned out. (He stated he would rather just sit in the back and experience the … Continue reading

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Strength in Uncertainty

There’s so much going on in the world that scares me: President-Elect Trump and his daily Cabinet appointments and transition into the White House Ohio State University stabbing A ramp up of hate speech and leaders of anti-LGBT and white … Continue reading

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What Now?

  I am angry. I am heartbroken. I am annoyed. I am pissed. I am scared. I am confused. I am numb. Orlando was an act of terror on the LGBTQ and Latinx Communities of America. It was a targeted hate … Continue reading

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Great Responsibility

Over the past few months there have been a plethora of conversations surrounding race, sexuality, gender. The context has become very much majority vs. minority, privileged vs. non-privileged, oppressed vs. oppressed, the has and the has nots. In all of these … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Governor

Dear Governor Snyder; First thank you for stepping up and serving the State of Michigan. As Governor, you are the individual we look at to lead our state towards not only prosperity and success but also being an equitable, socially just and compassionate … Continue reading

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Heroes

I saw something on Facebook the other day that got me thinking. It ran a range of emotions through me; everything from sorrow to confused. As you can see the image above, the individual on the left is Caitlyn Jenner and … Continue reading

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