It’s hard to know where to begin. Last week began with news about pipe bombs being sent to Democratic leaders and news agencies. When a suspect was arrested on Friday he turned out to have a long history of racist, homophobic hate speech to his credit. In the middle of the week, and largely lost […]
One of my personal missions is to open space for people to talk not just about sexuality but also about dying, and specifically about the ways that their end of life plans take sexuality and intimacy into account. Conversations about end of life wishes are incredibly hard for many of us. Conversations about our personal sexual or intimate needs are often also difficult. How can we possibly talk about both at the same time?
Therapists commonly tell their clients that you need to name a problem before you can fix it, and this is just as true for social change as it is for individual change. Still, discussions about white supremacy often make we who understand ourselves as white uncomfortable. We often avoid that language, describing individual circumstances or problems […]
In my previous post, I wrote about planning and patience as distinct from waiting for good things to happen. What do you do, though, when you don’t have a clear goal? Planning requires a destination, and sometimes all we know is that we need change, but we don’t feel like there’s a clearly acceptable destination […]
I find inspiration in many places. This gallery is made up of photos I took during a recent trip to Puerto Rico. These shots were all taken in the old city of San Juan. Over the next several days I will each day take a photo from this set and share with you the reflections […]