An essay on “how we ignore the long-term effects of violence on children, adults and our communities.”
Memories of living with the writer Andrew Lytle late in his life.
On the perils and rewards of feminism.
An essay on its history and future during a time when “gayness, we are told, is over.”
The author discovers devastating secrets while going through her late father’s belongings.
“What I had going for me was teen rage, contempt impervious to offers of compromise; the power of the mask capable of turning ice to marshmallow, and all the time in the world, all the ability to sustain it without surrendering.”