We Shall Overcome

Last night when I tried to sleep, I couldn’t. I couldn’t stop crying, which makes sleep difficult. When I finally drifted off to sleep I was jolted awake by what I thought were gunshots. I was literally gasping for air trying to escape. Every time this happens I get mad. We cry, we hold vigils,…

The bigots are winning.

The Racists, the classists, the sexists, the homophobes, the gender binarists, they’re all winning. And here we are letting them. Over the last few news cycles we’ve had the standard abuse of black bodies (yes, at this point it is a standard), the debut of Caitlyn Jenner, a couple of high school graduations gone wrong because…