Why I haven't written about Orlando

It's simply too close to home. Literally. I grew up less than an hour away, a weird, queer kid in an even more homophobic part of Florida (simply because it wasn't a big city). I can't stand to think about it, read about it, talk about it. If I start crying, I feel like I will never stop. So I'm not letting myself....

I Give Thanks

I give thanks to Dike for the justice that has prevailed in my country today. I give thanks to Athene the Wise for granting wisdom and compassion to five of our Justices. I give thanks to Zeus of the State, to Zeus the Father of Wisdom, for granting us a government in which it is possible, sometimes, for justice, wisdom and compassion to prevail. I give thanks to the gods. Today, my marriage is recognized everywhere in my country. I give thanks to the gods....