ICE Illegally Detained Families

A civil rights defense group has filed a lawsuit against ICE on behalf of three Central American families who were among 121 women and children illegally detained during raids in early January 2016. The claim includes allegations of false imprisonment and emotional distress. The raids were carried simultaneously across the southern states of Georgia, North … More ICE Illegally Detained Families

The Ghetto Tarot

The Ghetto Tarot is a photographic interpretation of the traditional tarot deck in the ghetto. The scenes are inspired by the Rider Waite Tarot deck (originally designed in 1909 by artist Pamela Colman Smith) and are replicated together with a group of Haitian artists called Atis Rezistans (resistant artists) in the Haitian slums using only … More The Ghetto Tarot

Kumu Hina

  Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader of men. Welcome to Kumu Hina’s Hawaii.

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. That is below, if you’re curious. I do have more content prepared and hoped for (though this is no resolution of any sort) in 2015. Starting tomorrow: Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about … More 2014 in review

Review: Exuberant Coming-Of-Age Dramedy ‘The Way He Looks’ Charts Blind Teen’s First Love

BY JOSEPH EHRMAN-DUPRE Buoyant, clever, sensitive; words can do very little to express the exuberance and authenticity of Daniel Ribeiro’s near-perfect debut feature, The Way He Looks, based on his 2010 short film with the same cast and premise. The… via Towleroad News #gay