Why are we not all killing ourselves?

A week ago, a prominent gay rights lawyer and environmental activist killed himself in Prospect Park (a ten minute walk from my house). He set himself on fire using gasoline as a symbol of the fossil fuels that are essentially burning up our planet. He wrote an email to the New York Times saying, “Pollution … Continue reading Why are we not all killing ourselves?

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Not saying no ≠ “fuck yeah!”

I want to share a story. This is not a story about rape or sexual assault or harassment and it's not meant to be equated with countless horrifying stories I've heard from friends and family of all genders. In the context of my own experiences, I don't even count this story among my own sexual … Continue reading Not saying no ≠ “fuck yeah!”