Sitting here on the eve of the election I wonder how I am going to make meaning of the election results on Wednesday morning, for myself and my daughters who are 8 and [...]
November 20 marks Trans Day of Remembrance, a day to honor the many who have been killed by violence aimed at transgender people. Let’s Talk commemorates this day with art created by Micah [...]
A few years back I was invited to a conversation about race, spirituality, disability and sexuality. I was excited: “Yeah, let’s go there!” I thought.
So there I sat, waiting for the forum to [...]
Reading “When Living on Tips Means Putting Up With Harassment” in the New York Times this week made me reflect on my own brief career as a waitress.
As a student in my late [...]
I laughed out loud when I first read about Facebook and Apple’s plans to cover the cost of freezing eggs for women employees.
What a surreal attempt at gender equity within a sector that [...]
Erica Woodland works with Brown Boi Project, an organization seeking to transform the way people of color experience gender and to create healthy models of masculinity. Erica has worked for more than a [...]
Rest in Power Maya Angelou: Writer, Survivor, former Sex Worker & Icon of Black Female Determination
We lost a phenomenal writer in Maya Angelou. While many will remember her as an inspirational poet, I will always recall her as a groundbreaking memoirist. She was the first writer whose multi-volume autobiography gave [...]
I am learning how to walk again.
I lost my walk after an intensive yoga training — the third of nine I am undertaking to strengthen my personal practice and my role as a [...]