Rosh Hashanah is meant to mark the anniversary of Adam and Eve’s creation—a story I rewrote through a play called “Eve 2” some years ago.
Seeing friends who are gone reappearing on stage and in print is as close to Heaven, or the Bardo, or the Rainbow Bridge, as I can get.
In moments like these, we all need to become material witnesses.
What if I told you we could go on a trip through time and space right now—riddled with sex, wine, intelligent ideas—as we wait to see if the earth will keep producing life, and to stop the horrible monsters who run around spouting ugliness and hatred?
triumphant moments, in fiction and in real life, remind me: Justice is Alive. We have to demand and find it together, and work together to welcome it home to the so-called Land of the Free.
LGBT pride flag photo via quotecatalog.com/quotes/inspirational. Happy Pride Month—which sounds odd to say this year, given what is going on for women and LGBTQ+ folks right now. Trans kids are being banned from playing sports with their friends and somehow we’re still talking about which bathrooms people should get to use. There is an increasingly crazyContinue reading “Pride is Part of My Feminist Future”
Today, in Dr. Tiller’s honor, I encourage us all to take action for abortion rights and access.
My first two books take place in Greenwich Village, the third is in New Orleans. The characters are different, the time periods change, but there is one constant: My companion in all the books is my real friend, a Priestess of the Yoruba Tradition—YeYe Luisah Teish. Luisah and I are from different spiritual traditions. ItContinue reading “My Traveling Companion—Across Time and Space”
This year, I had to bribe myself to go for my mammogram—even though I know how critical it can be.
Don’t give up hope. We’re in this together. We are the majority. And we will win.