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Since moving back to Seattle, I have meant to get up to the Tulalip Tribes reservation, to check out the major developments since I last visited for work and to visit friends there. One huge change is economic. Fifteen years ago, … Continue reading
Happy Intersex Awareness Day! Did you know that Intersex people comprise approximately 1.7% of the population? (If you want to grock the numbers, there is an excellent discussion on OII Australia’s website.) Next time you hear someone ask an expectant … Continue reading
For those of us who were adults on 9/11/2001,one of the most urgent tasks that day was checking on family. Were they alive in NY? Safe on the East Coast or anyplace with potential targets? That task stretched on for … Continue reading
The GCLS annual conference took over a whole floor of the Alexandria Mark Hilton hotel. And since 99% of the attendees were going to sit down to pee, it made sense to also take over both restrooms. Fortunately, the organizers also … Continue reading
Really, who could resist? Philly’s most fabulous soft-serve.
The Philadelphia fourth of July parade rocks! A true melting pot of contemporary and historic, the parade’s diversity of Americans -representing their cultural groups, countries of origin, historical interests, military and civic service – is stunning. Especially heartwarming to me … Continue reading
For two years – now almost 20 years ago – I volunteered with Q Safety Patrol (and concurrently, the Seattle chapter of the Guardian Angels). In later posts, I’ll discuss my own experiences, and provide interviews with other patrollers willing … Continue reading