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What I did on my SOPA blackout day

This post was written in advance to post on the afternoon of January 18, the day many websites demonstrated their opposition for SOPA and PIPA by shutting down or displaying banners to that effect. I posted late last night on my Facebook and Twitter accounts that I was signing out for 24 hours in protest […]

Occupy Justice

I remember the first time I engaged in a cause. I was in ninth grade and was certain I and my fellow female students at our large public high school faced discrimination. Of all horrors, we had to buy and wear district approved gym suits while male students could wear their own shorts and tees. Fashion (or […]

Rattling the gates: Letter to my Senators

The past few days have been filled with calls, emails, and social media posts in an attempt to raise awareness of the dire situation at the Son of God Orphanage in Carrefour, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Having received no response from my Senators, I wrote them again today and it occurred to me that it may be […]

Heart Cry

A friend posted an original poem on my facebook wall this morning, saying he thought of me when he’d finished it. It spoke to my heart, and it blessed me that he shared it with me. I’m republishing it here with his generous permission, and the prayer that it speaks to your heart as it […]