Meanwhile, today, Trump tweets about setting dogs on peaceful protesters in DC.

And closer to home (for me), a huge racist brush fire burst out on a large LGBTQ Facebook group I help manage.

Scores of white members felt the need to speak out against property damage while other members expressed their anguish about the constant extrajudicial police killings of Black people.

We need to be more uncomfortable, not less, I think.

Things have to change, and they won’t change until we all accept the outrage that results from the systemic white supremacy that permeates our nation.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.