Archive for ‘November, 2016’

“Love Trumps Hate” isn’t a safe space for bad ideas

Last Sunday there was a rally. It was sunny but windy and cold; we huddled together to keep warm. There were 1,000 of us (not bad for a place with…

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Which side are you on?

I’ve been pretty quiet since the election. Not just on the blog or on Facebook, but in my real, day to day life. I work from a…

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White liberals: Good morning. We all just woke up.

The election result wasn’t the most surprising thing to happen this week. At first I thought it was. I love electoral numbers, so it was only a…

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Next steps: getting ready for the resistance

Donald Trump is President-Elect of the United States. It’s hard. I know. But three days later, it’s pretty clear there’s no waking up. This is the reality. Here’s what…

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It is not my job to make bigots feel comfortable.

I have spent the last 24 hours thinking a lot about words. In a moment of exhaustion and despair last night, I wrote this on my…

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