An Abolitionist’s Disgust

I’m not really sure what to say; I’m trying to deal with a lot of my own health issues and frankly I find American politics detrimental to my remission; it’s too much to expect me to be civil and engaging with people who are so wrapped up in their need to defend themselves against their […]

Confessions of a Mythological Being

Some background for those trying to follow along on my journeys. I have a very rare bleeding disorder. Its very complicated, and involves platelets, mast cells, and probably uric acid crystals causing widespread inflammation, including intracranial.  My doctor isn’t really sure how I’m alive, and encourages me to embrace the self identity of a superhero […]

Escape from Stormcage – January 25, 2017

I ran into a representative from Doctors Without Borders on my way after buying luggage tags and locks for my trip to Washington DC next month.  He was entirely charming and it was a real delight to talk to someone whose as passionate about human rights as I am, and he encouraged me to talk […]

Paying Dues

The refugee crisis and the backlash from the general public is of particular interest to me because of my advocacy work.  If its this difficult to get the general public to be comfortable having refugees in their midst, imaging the struggle someone who has been rescued from trafficking faces when trying to find their way […]