Twenty-five years, and my Mount Saint Helens Letter

May 8, 2020 was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the day our son Bill committed suicide after and in response to being assaulted in a bashing based on his sexual orientation. I knew it was coming but when I woke up that morning it hadn’t struck me yet when our son Noel sent me a text …

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Do you read Mark Morford? Hate’s last stand

Let’s not get carried away. (… snip) Let’s not be naive. … (… snip) Maybe you’re not convinced. Maybe you need a sign, some sort of indicator of what’s truly at stake, something that proves we are at a turning point not merely of tax brackets and energy strategy and foreign policy, but of the …

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