2020 was the longest decade of my life. For ten months we held our breath, and now here we are in 2021–is it safe to exhale yet?
We’re running dangerously low on laws and policies that provide equal protection for all. Pandemics have a way of exposing inequities.
My mom has fillings in 16 of her 28 teeth. She’s the eighth of twelve kids, and her dad used hard candies as a reward for quiet at bedtime.
Every one of our institutions—at one point or another—has operated in ways that have oppressed LGBTQ people, and the damage is far-reaching.
I hope as our work to address the social determinants of health evolves, we keep our eyes upstream and work toward community- and systems-level solutions.