Trans Rights Are Human Rights–#ProtectTransKids–Missouri Alert!

I am certain that Alan Turing would be insistent on the importance of trans youth and adults being fully supported in every way. This is not merely because Alan himself experienced body dysphoria through forced hormonal treatment which pained him deeply but because he held a strong belief in the necessaries of human authenticity--the freedom …

#BLM is a holy movement. Thank you Black Folk for all you have done and all you do now and will do. We are not worthy but are grateful nonetheless.

I am one of those writers who can't work on their novel. Not since March. It's Tisha B'Av, the sacred day of mourning and I don't have to remember ages of Jewish history -- there's plenty enough to mourn right now. I take the greatest hope in hearing and sometimes seeing (on radio, online) the …

Autistically Awesome Alan Turing

The future of our society and our planet lies in recognizing Neurodiversity. Different brains are organized in different ways and are skilled at different tasks. People with so-called Bipolar Disorder have different brains. People with so-called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder have different brains and people who are Autistic have different brains. Having a Neurodiverse mind …

Harvey as a Prophet: Thoughts on Harvey Milk Day 2017

  What would Harvey Bernard Milk say if he were alive today? Wherever we turn there are many troubles, where the innocent, the vulnerable and the disempowered are targeted by the forces of non-love. What would Harvey Milk, who would have been eighty-seven on this day, say about our current political climate? Harvey’s personality was …