#OTR50 Day 119: Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport

My parents instilled in me from my youth the importance of being part of the political process. That in order to be part of a democracy, one must participate. Voting is just a very small part of the process. It’s important. It separates the spectators from the participants. For most of my twenties I was […]

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#OTR50 Day 74: Petty Disorderly Conduct

This Out Magazine article is #truth. I was an 80s and early 90s Act Up Activist. I was recruited into the civil disobedience-based organization by an out female activist not by a cis-gendered white gay man. The NJ group from which I learned passive resistance and other safe measures for civil protesting was incredibly diverse […]

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