EPIGRAM FOR SOUTHERN PERSPECTIVES
HUMAN PROGRESS IS NEITHER AUTOMATIC NOR INEVEITABLE…EVERY STEP TOWARD THE GOAL OF JUSTICE REQUIRES SACRIFICE, SUFFERING, AND STRUGGLE; THE TIRELESS EXERTIONS AND PASSIONATE CONCERNS OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
THIS IS NOT AMERICA
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And it came to pass in these days that President Donald J. Trump has undergone a three months long impeachment process which resulted in the preparation of two articles of impeachment approved by the House of Representatives in a majority … Continue reading
“Look what I just found at Strand Bookstore in NYC…” One of the contributors to Southern Perspectives, Pat Patterson a/k/a Patti O’Furniture, texted this to me yesterday afternoon…followed by “proudly asked the clerk at Strand for your book and … Continue reading
A politician/philanthropist from Faith, North Carolina who settled in Charleston; an attorney who moved to Columbia from Key West, Florida; a midlands YWCA executive director from Detroit, Michigan — three women whose different, yet similar, stories were chronicled in Southern … Continue reading
Don’t get me wrong. The men whose stories were included in Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home are just as important as these women I celebrate today, but it is Women’s History Month after all. As I wrote … Continue reading
“I knew I was a lesbian, and I also knew I wouldn’t disguise who I was, because to do so would send the message to my son Drew there was something wrong with it. If I didn’t name it, if … Continue reading
https://libraryvoices.podbean.com/e/sheila-morris-episode-74/ Thanks so very much to Dr. Curtis Rogers, Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library, for inviting me to participate on his podcast – the opportunity was the icing on the cake following the fun panel presentation at the … Continue reading
The pub was packed as Pretty and I followed the hostess to a small room in the very back of the Main Street tavern known as O’Hara’s in Lexington, SC. Sounds of busy bartenders slinging ice into cocktail glasses and pulling … Continue reading
Pretty, the great Treasure Hunter, occasionally brings home items that fascinate. One such find this week was two versions of a board game I played as a child growing up in rural Grimes County, Texas. Before the television set took … Continue reading
The Eighth Biennial Bodies of Knowledge Symposium will be held this week at USC Upstate April 9 – 11. The theme for this year’s symposium is Creating a Better World for LGBTQ people. You gotta love it. Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, … Continue reading
What a wonderful reception for Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home at Pride Week at Francis Marion University last night! A group of 30 students plus several faculty members gathered in Lowrimore Auditorium to hear four contributors … Continue reading