With the recent LGBT victories and passage of new laws there is an increasing global acceptance of the LGBT community. The Global Volunteers organization is launching a new program, LGBT Volunteer Vacations.
Facing fear while in the process of creating literary work is nothing new. However, confronting that fear with absolute honesty and moving past it is not easy. Artists and writers often act as catalysts for an ever changing society.
This year will mark the 33rd Anniversary of HIV/AIDS in the United States and I have been reflecting on the impact it has had on my life. I “came out” as a lesbian in 1986, what some consider to be the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the U.S.