Categories: "issues" or "gay marriage" or "Vietnam war" or "women's movement"
Ever since I read in astronaut Sally Ride?s obituary that she had been in a committed relationship with Tam O?Shaunessy for twenty-seven years, I?ve wondered how O?Shaunessy must feel now. I don?t know how Ride set up her estate, but… more »
Dr. Margaret Burns answered an ad I placed in the Asheville, NC, Citizen-Times while I was researching a novel set in the mid 20th century at a private psychiatric facility. I remember the first time I heard her voice; it was low-pitched and direct… more »
Even before President Obama spoke Tuesday night, the news had leaked that he had authorized 30,000 new troops for Afghanistan. I didn?t think his speech would reassure me, but it did. A little. What a pleasure it is to hear a president with a… more »
Democrat Representative Bart Stupak?s end run around the leadership during the House vote on health care reform stunned me, but it shouldn?t have. All week long I?d been getting emails from Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Rights… more »