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Faith In Humanity (We’re Gonna Be All Right).

Reading Time: 3 minutes Summer, 1995: It took me a minute as I woke up on the bus to realize that I was being spoken to by a stranger. I blinked back sleep, terror, bad dreams, cold, loneliness, and everything else and looked up the man who was trying to get my attention. I’d been on the Greyhound bus […]

Posted inEthics and Morality, Politics, Sex & Gender

Understanding ‘God’s war’ against abortion and Wendy Davis in Texas

Reading Time: 4 minutes Texas state senator Wendy Davis has electrified the pro-choice movement. Not just because of her sheer endurance in a nearly 11-hour filibuster, not just because she stood up to condescension and sexism, and not just because she did it all with aplomb and grace. For pro-choice activists, it has felt far too infrequent that they’ve seen a Democrat – much less one from a deep red state like Texas – unabashedly support reproductive rights without an ounce of ambivalence or calls for elusive common ground.

Posted inReligion

Telling Lies, Telling Sweet Little Lies (To Myself).

Reading Time: 7 minutes Thankfully, after I’d fled Biff, I had a variety of online friends through the gaming community who offered me shelter. I chose the friend’s place that was furthest on the map from Biff that still spoke English: Vancouver, Canada. I have generally very fond memories of Canada. I was their token barbarian lass from Texas […]

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