On Ms. Madison…(Ashley, that is…)

I guess the cat’s out of the bag now, eh? The headline-grabbing hack of Ashley Madison and subsequent disclosure of the 38 million users’ personal information has opened a door on a notion that many beyond these 38 million wished stayed shut–heterosexuals and heterosexual relationships are not perfect and that’s okay. Before you lose it…

On Marriage…

I was in my car. Driving back home after a visit to friends when I turned on the news in my car. It was almost 10 a.m. and I waited…anticipating the worst. I was apprehensive, yet, had feigned for years that this sort of fight (for marriage rights that is…) wasn’t one that was going…

On Charleston…

It’s unfathomable to me. I just don’t quite understand–how can someone make a conscious choice to enter a house of worship and systematically annihilate those inside? What is it about this person, in some ways similar to me, White and male, that sees difference as such a threat? Extrapolating interactions that he may have witnessed…