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Are We Facists?

Are we fascists?  This seems like a simple question, and one that can be answered easily. “Of course not!” you think. However, humor me by considering what defines fascism and fascist movements, and where we, as a country, fit within these definitions. In 1995, Italian intellectual Eco Umberto, who grew up in Mussolini’s Italy, wrote …

Drums in the Deep

People want to know why the hell I’m so scared as a transgender person after the election of Donald Trump.  Why the hell I’m updating my passport. Why my wife is renewing her Canadian passport, and getting citizenship papers lined up for our three kids.  We’re consolidating 401ks, and establishing lists using historical analogies on …