I’ve seen documentaries about Brown v. Topeka, and the producers always compare a spiffy 1950s whites-only school with a ramshackle “negro” schoolhouse. That made me think the Supreme Court struck down the “separate but equal” doctrine because the equal part never really happened. But if you read the Brown decision, the Court believed the separate [...]
Be the Light in the Night
November’s election cast a wintry darkness over the lives of gays and lesbians throughout California. But light will cast out darkness, and we can be that light. Show your candle, show your flame, show yourself. Show the world what shines inside your heart, and light up the [...]
I volunteered to lead a protest.
Yeah, it’s about gay marriage. The Prop 8 vote woke me up.
Go back to when I was a kid: I was a great student and lousy at sports. That double-whammy will get you picked on even by the kids who get picked on. I was tall and scrawny with a [...]