The Good Doctors

In the opening days of 2006, my daughter came down with what my ex-husband and I assumed to be a cold. We quickly discovered how wrong we were, but thanks to a team of skilled doctors crisis were averted. In this post, I detail that experience and my bewilderment with the widespread enmity now shown to the medical establishment.

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American Hero: C. Everett Koop

There are not many heroes of the AIDS epidemic. However, C. Everett Koop, in my opinion, is one of them. In today’s post, I discuss the leadership he exhibited at that time and how he inspires me today.

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The Challenge of Finding Balance

Today I discuss a key challenge facing me with my creative writing: balancing authenticity with concern on how my work impacts the larger narratives about my marginalized and frequently misunderstood community.  

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