In school I learned that I have been working towards a state of self-actualization, progressing from the sum of my parents' hopes and dreams to being who I want to be. Part of this process involved changing my name several times as I became the person I was intended to become.
I also evolved politically, sexually and other ways. One of these transformations was extremely controversial though not always evident to…Continue
We have spent one memorable year together.. It's been a time of growth and change in the mental health system that we have explored together. We are a vital part of the Recovery Advisory Committee that has guided the implementation of Comprehensive Community Services. This Medicaid benefit could potentially speed the recovery of people in Milwaukee County. It may seem strange or unromantic talking about the work that brought us together but that work is an outgrowth…Continue
Added by kenyatta yamel on December 28, 2014 at 11:02am — No Comments
Our numbers are so few! Even though I hear "more people are 'coming out' all the time," there's still a very tiny number of us. Why is it that we have such a hard time finding people willing to admit to being atheist even when statistics indicate there are millions of us in this country? I have an idea.
Atheism has nothing to offer. We can get all freaky over reason, science, common sense. We can prove religion is wrong all day long. We can invalidate religion until we're blue…Continue
I have this friend who I love dearly. And she's pretty Christian. We have a lot in common otherwise - we're both moms through adoption to three year old train enthusiasts (hers is a boy, mine is a girl). We're both liberal Democrats, pro-choice feminists, supportive of the LGBT community, mouthy and smart.
But she's a serious Christian. Not a fundie like my brother and his wife, but she belongs to an Evangelical church and she is serious about it. We rarely talk about…Continue
Added by Rickr0ll on February 5, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments