Silent for too long. An open letter to Rick Burgess.

Rick, Nearly two years ago, you replied to an email from my mother. She was mourning the loss of her daughter— that’s me— because I am gay. She came to you, a radio talkshow host, to ask about the security of my salvation. You wondered why I would “redefine intimacy with no conviction” because “the … Continue reading Silent for too long. An open letter to Rick Burgess.

Pipeline Genocide: where to go from here.

When we left Standing Rock, the natives' message to us was one of great urgency. "Take this story home," was their most prominent request. Thank you Chattanooga Times Free Press for running this piece. Check out the article online, or here is the transcript from my article in today's TFP editorial section: For the first time in … Continue reading Pipeline Genocide: where to go from here.

Open Letter to Tomi Lahren: your words about DAPL are heinous.

  Dear Tomi Lahren, I just finished watching your Final Thoughts on the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the injustice and racism you spewed was disgraceful. I know you're from the Dakotas, but have you been there to actually see the peaceful and prayerful camps? I've been, and it doesn't look how you describe it- with … Continue reading Open Letter to Tomi Lahren: your words about DAPL are heinous.