Social media bring many gifts. Some, I'm glad I opened. Others, not so much, because they trivialize important matters in misleading ways. Such was the case with several ongoing social media threads about cultural appropriation. The discussion centered around the fact that dreadlocks are not native . . .
The closet still exists. So many of us in the San Francisco Bay area find it hard to believe that it does: we've lived with openly out colleagues, politicians and friends for so many decades. Gay marriage has become mainstream. Gay couples can adopt. Sometimes we forget that there are places and . . .