Convicted rapist and sex offender Brock Turner, who was found guilty of three felony counts of sexual assault after raping an unconscious twenty-two-year-old-woman, is demanding a retrial. In January 2015, Turner was discovered by witnesses... Read More
As an inquisitive child who asked all the wrong questions at all the wrong times, I was often reprimanded for asking “worldly questions,” which, for those of you who were not raised in an evangelical... Read More
Top and center this morning on the New York Times website is a video of how Prince Harry proposed to American actress Meghan Markle (in the print version the photo and article took up two-thirds... Read More
The much-touted show, “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer,” opens today at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Comprised of 133 drawings by the Renaissance master, the exhibit will run for three months and promises quite an... Read More
America, Land of the Costly, Home of the Debtor’s Prison Poverty should never be a prison sentence.
The unjust murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, drew serious national attention to racially biased policing in this country. The Justice Department’s Ferguson Report also revealed draconian criminal justice procedures whereby low-income individuals were... Read More
With the Fourth Circuit US Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold the separation of church and state (by determining that the Bladensburg cross was a breach in the wall of separation), came a flurry of... Read More
Today is the twenty-ninth anniversary of National Coming Out Day, a day for LGBTQ people to proudly express who they are to family, friends, and their communities. One out of every two Americans has someone... Read More