On Marvin Gaye

  Today is the anniversary of Marvin Gaye's death. I was 14, getting ready for school and heard the news on my radio. And I lost my shit. It wasn't that he 'just died', I didn't have that kind of attachment. It was that his father killed him. It was the immediate knowledge that parents … Continue reading On Marvin Gaye

Watching the Trials Gabriel Fernandez

I've been watching the trials of Gabriel Fernandez. I must be numbed to the horrors of the abuses he and others have lived through and died from because one of the first things that ran through my mind was, "I'm so grateful my mother didn't kill me." I sobbed in gratitude for myself and grief … Continue reading Watching the Trials Gabriel Fernandez

Stop Fucking Children

I posted this today on FB: "What's the one disease you wish you could get rid of? Cancer? AIDS?" "The desire to fuck children." after this hit my stream: http://www.local8now.com/content/news/TBI-Knoxville-Police-arrest-23-men-in-human-trafficking-sting-380265771.html  The question about disease curing wasn't prompted by the article. I'm asked about it every now and again and usually decline to answer it because, … Continue reading Stop Fucking Children