Today New Yorkers celebrated the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, the uprising credited as the beginning of the LGBTQ liberation movement. I wasn’t aware of it until my friend Kate told me about it, and like so many movements, this one appears to have started by accident. On June 28th, 1969, patrons at an unlicensed, speakeasy … Continue reading Celebrate Stonewall, Celebrate Change
It’s a big news week thanks to Michael Cohen and his testimony about the President on Capitol Hill, but that’s not what held my attention. No, this week, I’ve been mildly obsessed with this idea of reparations. And by mildly obsessed I mean it’s hard for me to hear it discussed as a viable idea. … Continue reading Reparations? You’re Joking, Right?
So, the big news this week is, Bill Cosby got off. Not because he was innocent of three charges of aggravated indecent assault, but because the jury members deciding his fate were hopelessly deadlocked, which resulted in a mistrial. One CNN article that I read said the language of the charges was a major cause … Continue reading Bill Cosby All, Women Everywhere Zero