For over a century, young women—girls, really—with direct connections to 315 East 10th Street faced kidnapping, gaslighting, theft, rape, prostitution, and abuse, but in many cases also found the fortitude to fight back.
This piece originally appeared on Civic Ideas on January 27, 2017. NEW YORK – Jasper King chose his new name while leafing through a baby name book in a local library. “Somebody had circled the word Jasper and the meaning … Continued
This piece originally appeared on Muftah on November 14, 2016. NEW YORK – Reports of slurs, threats, hate speech and intimidation at the hands of Donald Trump supporters have be on the uptick, in the days following Trump’s election to the … Continued
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The emotional devastation of the Orlando massacre continues to reverberate throughout the LGBTQ community. Not only because we mourn the loss of members of our chosen family, but because we are painfully aware that a shooter might … Continued
This piece originally appeared on Balkan Diskurs on December 15, 2014. To be missing in Syria is all too often considered to be one of two things: dead or detained. More than 99,000 Syrians have disappeared during the almost 40 … Continued