Jimmy Carter Made Me a Better American-
Jimmy Carter’s time in the White House — with its remarkable mash-up of triumphs and failures — that helped me…0
I’m a Trans Woman. Bullies Don’t Surprise Me, but Allies Still Do.-
This was the final column of my 15 year run as a contributing opinion writer at the NYT. In which…
The Radical Normalcy of a Trans Jeopardy! Winner-
This is what really infuriates the trolls. My NYT essay for 1/10/22.
When Do You Know Your Business Is Done?-
It’s time to reflect– and to remember we’re loved. My NYT column for 12/24/21.
Rudeness is On the Rise. You Got a Problem With That?-
How do we respond to a culture in which the guardrails of so-called civility are gone? My NYT column for…
Can We Separate the Art From the Artist?-
How much do we care about the lives of the artists who make the art we love? My NYT column…
Abortion Rights and Trans Rights Are Two Sides of the Same Coin-
Bodily integrity matters– for all people. My NYT column for October 10, 2021.
They Used the Bible to Attack Her. She Used the Bible to Forgive Them.-
A Florida city considers apologizing to the trans city manager it forced out a decade ago. My NYT column for…
The Yips, the Twisties, the Waggles: Simone Biles Gets Them, and You Probably Do Too-
Wait long enough, and surely they will come for every one of us. My NYT column from July 30, 2021.…
Katherine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, and Me-
The call of loons, and of mortality. My NYT column for 7/7/21.