Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, while talking on Meet the Press about President Obama’s faith being Christian said, “He’s always been a Christian.” But the really right answer is what if he is (Muslim)? Is there something wrong with being a Muslim in this country? The answer’s no, that’s not America. Is there […]
Toward the end of my academic studies I began to obediently panic about my future
“Be strong.” “Bear up to pain.” “Be sexually potent.” “Provide for others.” “Endure.” “Don’t give in.” “Compete and win at all costs.” “Be in control.” “Remain rational, unemotional and logical.” “Accomplish, achieve, perform.” “Be assertive, in control and one step ahead of the next guy.” These are some of the messages given to young boys […]
It started with her husband. Hazel Johnson’s sweetheart of seventeen years died an early death from lung cancer.
When your newborn is literally sucking the energy from you twenty-four hours a day, will the energy to make love with your partner ever return? How do you nurture your relationship and find time for sex when you have young children wanting and needing your attention every waking (and sleeping) moment? What is the secret […]
Fred Branfman emerged from the jungles of Laos carrying a heavy load
As a white man growing up in America, I’ve always had a choice
The morning sun opened our lust-covered eyes
Adults can be just as scared of death as children and are often unsure what to do or say
There are thousands of children, of all ages, waiting for adoption in the U.S.