It’s beyond-official, America (at least, it better be): The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today, in a surprising 6-3 decision, that you may not, cannot discriminate against the LGBT community in the workplace ever again. You couldn’t yesterday (so fuck you for trying); you cannot today; and you cannot tomorrow – so don’t. […]
It was a week and a day ago. It was a beautiful day (windy, but still gorge). And it was my Peruvian-immigrant pleasure, privilege, and honor to march on and shut down the Golden Gate Bridge in solidarity and action with Black Lives Matter and #SanFrancisco. It was my duty. No justice, no peace. No […]
United we stand, together we rise, and divided by hatred and willful ignorance they will fall. Bless their goddamned hearts. R.I.P. George Floyd. Get some therapy for your police officers, America.
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments on the Barack Obama-era DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) American immigration policy, which has provided close to 700,000 (known) young DREAMers respite from deportation and, y’ know, a moment in the sun, since the policy was instituted in the summer of 2012. Quelle surprise, […]
Six Seven more of our transgender family and friends have been murdered in this country since I 🎧➡️ asserted my Pride a few weeks ago in June, when I first wrote about Dana Martin, 31; Jazzaline Ware, age N/A; Ashanti Carmon, 27; Claire Legato, 21; Muhlaysia Booker, 23; Michelle “Tamika” Washington, 40; Paris Cameron, 20; […]
Pride is being. Here and now. Pride is the Golden Rule. It’s looking at people in the eye when you need or want something from them, like at the store or the bank or the post office. It’s saying “Hello,” “Please,” and “Thank you.” It’s also offering something, too. It’s Ama Sua, Ama Llulla, Ama Quella […]