8:41 p.m. September 10, 2005. I stood in the street with my neighbors as out-of-state electricians repaired the transformer. We had been without power since 5:13 a.m., August 29, 2005, the morning Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast with its direct hit. Eight miles inland and buffered by Interstate-10, our homes in the Orange […]
NEWS: Mississippi Should Take the Lead from Arkansas on Gay Marriage Equality
Congratulations to Arkansas and to all the LGBT couples who have won an important hurdle in equal rights in regard to marriage equality! Today, Judge Chris Piazza stuck down the state’s 2004 ban on gay marriage. According to Piazza’s ruling, he said: “This is an unconstitutional attempt to narrow the definition of equality. The exclusion […]
OpEd: Remembering Hurricane Katrina & 8 Years of Survivors’ Guilt
Today, I paused at 9:29 am, the time Hurricane Katrina went over my house 8 years ago and changed everything I knew about life and home. The power had gone off at 5:31 a.m., and we spent the next 12 hours riding out the storm, in the hallway, hearing parts of the roof breaking off, […]
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