The public comment period is open on the proposed ban on gender-affirming care for teens, and I have some thoughts
Trans teens’ emotional health improves on puberty-blockers and hormones, and those treatments should not be curbed by politics, argues one mom/advocate.
Monday, November 28, 2022
OCPS and the censoring of middle and high-school libraries
One man grabbed the spotlight at a fall school board meeting. Orange County Public Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins caved. Now LGBTQ and certain BIPOC books can’t be found in school libraries, and bills to make that permanent are under consideration in the Florida Legislature.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Confederate Christmas ornaments are smaller than statues – but they send the same racist message
Christmas ornaments are among the seemingly charming souvenirs sold to commemorate many places in the American South. And while these keepsakes may seem apolitical, their very circulation enables Confederate myths and symbols to become “normal” features of people’s daily lives.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
— Martin Luther King, Jr.