Rudyard Kipling said: If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.The snippets of LGBTQ history here are the stories of our lives, the stories of the giants on whose shoulders we all stand. Learn about them then tell the stories…and remember, because knowing your history IS resistance! Thanks for
Learning our history IS resistance! Thanks for taking this journey with me. Now go write your story! Today in LGBT History – September 10 1886 – Hilda Doolittle(September 10, 1886 – September 27, 1961) is born. H.D., as she was called, befriended Sigmund Freud during the 1930s, and became his patient in order to understand and express her bisexuality.H.D.
My greatest disappointment is that I believe that those of us who went through the war and tried to write about it, about their experience, became messengers. We have given the message, and nothing changed. —Elie Wiesel Learning our history IS resistance! Thanks for taking this journey with me. Now go write your story! Today
We need to recognize the way that racism, sexism, power dynamics, and classism (among others) impacts the way our media, celebrities, and public embrace some activists fighting for their lives and the lives of others, and dismiss other activists altogether. We need to understand that our culture is toxic for everyone, including those committing violent
My son is visiting us this weekend as we watch Hurricane Irma hit Florida. My daughter lives in Tampa and is keeping us informed. Irma will clobber Tampa by tomorrow morning. May they all be safe… What to do today to resist: Tell your Representatives to say no to the deportation budget and keep DACA
Kelly and I continue with On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder (2017). Snyder presents twenty lessons from the 20th century, adapted to the circumstances of today’s politics. On this blog, I present one lesson each day for 20 days (though I may insert a personal thought among the days). Kelly is posting them on our FB