Dear America (RE: 2016 Presidential Election)…

November 9, 2016 I cried while driving in to work today. I had to call a friend who works in the same building to come outside and calm me down and we cried together and hugged in the parking lot. I cried at my desk. I cried in the bathroom. I cried on my drive … Continue reading Dear America (RE: 2016 Presidential Election)…

Love Won a Year Ago

This piece was originally published for the Juneau Empire, June 26, 2016. But I feel like it belongs here, too. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw my phone buzz on my desk, the message previewing: “love won” in all caps, accompanied with an unreasonable amount of exclamation marks. I was mid-sentence in an email at … Continue reading Love Won a Year Ago

It’s Just Clam Jamming!

I’m seeing a lot of “if you’re a man who has sex with men, it doesn’t automatically mean you’re gay!” headlines lately in my Facebook feed (in large part, I think, as a response to the 2016 Olympic “reporter” who used Grindr to out athletes). Congrats random article that I’m not bothering to read, you’re … Continue reading It’s Just Clam Jamming!