Growl for Alabama


Today is another eve of my sanity. In just a few hours, men and women in Alabama will leave their homes to vote for a new senator. The news and my husband are trying to prepare me for another predicted fall of our Country’s morality under the veil of “religious liberty”. Religious liberty doesn’t mean…

Let’s Talk About the Classic Perp Statement


Almost every day there is a new disgusting sexual harassment or assault allegation about someone in Hollywood or running for office. Each new #MeToo testimony is a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD trigger to my own experiences.  I don’t enjoy these mild to chair holding panic attacks but I am grateful for every brave women with the courage…

Looking for the Magic Bullet


I’m looking for the magic bullet that was the last bullet of  American carnage. We need to stop the bloodshed of our fellow Americans. The families and friends of over 640 victims killed by legally purchased guns wish the magic bullet was found before they lost their loved one to gun violence. America wake up!  We…

Toxic Identity Politics


Identity politics is a popular subject in the news. It also was a hot topic when I went canvassing for Virginia’s November election. Specifically, some said they were tired of identity politics because they could not identify with a group like transgender youth, or women who marched for social justice, equal pay and a professional…

An Advocate’s Dream: Domestic Tranquility


It’s Domestic Violence Month. It would be an understatement and perhaps insensitive to say this month started with a bang. On the very first day of October, violence claimed lives in Vegas. This year, I’m going to use a broader meaning for domestic because violence isn’t just in the house or the bedroom or some…