Be an INTERRUPTER: stand up to inequality.

Whatever you do, don’t do nothing.  Be an up-stander, not a bystander. Be an interrupter. Leave your porch light on. For Sandra Bland. For the Sandra Blands to come. Look at the picture above. What do you see??? This an early photo documenting the NAACP. I want you to notice the diversity in this photo, there are activists at every level of every color. When … Continue reading Be an INTERRUPTER: stand up to inequality.

“The ban on transgender individuals in the military may soon be lifted” according to AP

This brings up so many questions, what will medical cover? will they serve in active combat roles? will there be segregated barracks? or maybe special chits issued for shaving/bah/etc? When I read this headline I was instantly reminded of a Thai comedy I saw a many years back called the “Iron Ladies”about a LGBTQI volleyball team that takes their skills straight to the top! {eventually … Continue reading “The ban on transgender individuals in the military may soon be lifted” according to AP

10 Things I know now about being a Navy Wife

I invite anyone else to continue with this tag and share their pearls of wisdom 1) Joining the military was like going HD: my husband is the same warm, kind, and creative person as before.  Only now he is organized, has more free time, and better grooming habits! 2) Plans mean nothing: Think you’re going to be living somewhere for 4 years- Guess what? You … Continue reading 10 Things I know now about being a Navy Wife

Equal for Real

A big day for Equal Rights!!!!!!! … A decade late. I am so proud of the news today regarding the freedom to marry in Oregon… Also just in time for Memorial Day the first same sex MilSO was rewarded survivor benefits retroactively honoring her LEGAL marriage and the sacrifice of her wife. This victory of justice is great news! In addition to having many friends … Continue reading Equal for Real