Here’s Hoping We Don’t Get Fooled Again

This is the umpteenth time that Trump’s campaign as tried to roll out a new version of Trump, who stays on message and keeps all that nasty hate tamped down until after the election. I don’t buy it and neither should anyone else. Dust away the stage trimmings and it’s the same Trump, as Pete Townsend said, “meet the new boss, same as the old boss.”

Sex & Shame in the era of PreP

The question the LGBTQ+ community faces is a difficult one: Do we adopt a strategy of oppression that relies on the same fear and shame used by those who would hate and shun us or do we abandon what is clearly not working and try to find a new narrative of inclusion?

Fibromyalgia is Real.

I was diagnosed with lupus 10 years ago and fibromyalgia 3 years ago. My reaction to the fibromyalgia diagnosis was incredulous. I am a master’s educated, licensed social worker and my exact words to my rheumatologist were “Isn’t that a made up disease?”

A Response to the Madness

I have no words. Well, that’s not entirely true, is it?

Here are my thoughts, do with them what you will. I will shout into the void and maybe some of these will land in the ears of those who need to hear them, in a universe of infinite possibilities, it is certainly okay to hold out some hope.