I never met the good people who were shot in the Pulse Club in Orlando, but I feel I know them somehow. Their injuries and their passing hit me like the death of old trusted friends whose loss to me is palpable.
Peter LaBerge’s poem resonates painfully with the Orlando shooting and with the broader culture of LGBTQ victimization which enabled it.
Jason Cozart shares a horrific tragedy, and gives us a powerful message on love and recovery.
Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.
Rob Watson considers the effects that Fred Phelps and his church have had on the gay rights movement.
According to the National Coalition for the Homeless’ new report, these attacks are “believed to be motivated by the perpetrators’ bias against homeless individuals or their ability to target homeless people with relative ease.”
David Zucker gives his opinion on the George Zimmerman trial, and on the larger problem of casual racism in America.
The graphic photographs of Wilfred de Bruijn after being brutally beaten in a hate crime are helping make change. – Warning, this post contains graphic images.
While in lockdown, poet and prisoner Spoon Jackson flies in his mind’s eye, witness to freedom and injustice.