Category Archives: Essays/Memoirs

Stonewall 50: Still Making Our Place

My essay Stonewall at 50: Still Making Our Place was published on June 28, 2019, the 50th anniversary of the start of the Stonewall Riots. I like thinking of it that way since the uprising and movement that started that … Continue reading

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My Brother’s Lung Transplant and the Myth of Individual Healthcare Coverage

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My new essay in the Scoundrel Time literary journal. It’s about my brother’s recent lung transplant, his experience with the ACA, what it was like for us and why healthcare coverage is never just for an individual.

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I Think I Love Him

I Think I Love Him is an excerpt from my book CRUSH: Writers Reflect on Love, Longing, and the Lasting Power of Their First Celebrity Crush (Harper Collins, 2016).    

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