Black History Month

It’s that time of year again, when people start complaining about Black History Month. Sure it would be nice if everyone had the opportunity to learn Black history the way I did in Ms. Ramey’s 6th grade class. We didn’t learn it as Black history, but just history. Back then, ...

Happy New Year!

Yes, our country is in a mess and our world is in a scary place. Each day seems more and more surreal as rights and regulations meant to protect our freedoms disappear.

What a dystopian time we witness and decry! And, what HOPE we are BE-ing in the world as ...

The Core of Thanksgiving

This year, I will gather with biological family members on November 23. Other years, I have gathered with friends, strangers, family, and no one at all.

As I celebrate this year, I will gather myself in a spirit of gratitude – not for white Europeans and Indigenous people picnicking together ...

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017

CWACM continues to BE in solidarity with the Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (GNC) community: in outrage that institutional violence is continually directed at people who identify as Transgender and Gender Nonconforming; also in sorrow and mourning for lives shortened by the impact of marginalization, hate, and violence.

The website for ...

Transgender People Are Us: Your bias is my burden

WE ARE

Transgender and Gender-Non-Conforming (GNC) and we are part of the very fabric of this nation. We serve in all branches of the military with pride and honor. That we choose to volunteer for service is testament to our desire to offer ourselves in duty to country over personal ...