What I just witnessed down Halsted in the heart of Boystown moved me to tears. Peaceful protesters talking about the Queer History of America and our need to join the calls for justice. And seeing folks walk off their porches to join. #BlackLivesMatterChicago #PrideMonth
I learned tons about direct action, resistance, & survival in compiling this history for the 30th anniversary of Chicago's ACT UP actions for health care. This Pride month, in the thick of more fights for both justice & health care, my mind is on it again.
Curious about how StoryBoard: A Week-long Intensive Writing Workshop will work online in August? Here's how. 1/
The application deadline for this summer workshop (with me, Manuel Gonzales, Lidia Yuknavitch, and special guest wisdom from Rebecca Makkai ) is tonight. The thread below has some information about how it will work now that it’s moved online: