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Happy Father’s Day to all parents out there! So glad for the opportunity to share the experience of watching our first child graduate from high school – a new frontier…Keep reading
Glad to share my firsthand experience and research into foster/adoption policies and history on Adoption.com, the world’s largest adoption website and adoptive parent platform. I hope it will make a…Keep reading
Bay Windows, Boston-based LGBTQ newspaper and news site, appoached me asking to reprint “Raising Them to Be Strong: A Gay Dad’s Reflections on Parenting Daughters,” my Father’s Day article published…Keep reading
Happy Father’s Day 2021! It’s been a deeply fulfilling, spiritually transformative journey for my husband and me. Our story, featured today on FamilyEquality.org, the nationwide LGBTQ family advocacy organization, recounts…Keep reading
This was a new performance format for me to learn – I’d taped myself reading the essay “The iPad Wars” for City Tales, the annual storytelling reading by LACC students…Keep reading
“Christmas Dreidels” explores one gay couple’s experience of building an adoptive family built on the richness of Jewish and African American heritages, one in which widely diverse cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds add up to a new, organic whole.Keep reading
This post is part of Blessing the Sea 4. Is search for the sacred a class privilege? Or to put it differently, are the opportunities to touch the divine –…Keep reading
The Applied Jewish Spirituality institute in Jerusalem published my 3-part mini-blog called “Setting the Right Intention with Morning Prayers,” which describes how to set up an individual spiritual practice that combines Jewish morning prayers with mindful techniques.Keep reading
Delighted with my first publication in a major Jewish newspaper: an opinion piece in The Forward on the challenges of celebrating Jewish High Holidays amidst the unprecedented synagogue and communal…Keep reading
My post on the AWP College Creative Writing Caucus blog synthesizes writing strategies and pedagogical approaches to encourage bilingual/multilingual/ESL college students to write in English. It is based on the…Keep reading
Proud to share my guest blog post on the Family Equality website as part of the celebration of the International Family Equality Day (IFED 2020). To me as a gay…Keep reading
Just came out in the Spring 2020 issue of the bi-monthly California Writers Club Bulletin: my article “A Writers’ Convention That Almost Didn’t Happen” (excerpted on this site), a firsthand…Keep reading
Loved being part of the “Our Families, Our Stories: Writing and Parenting in the Trenches” apanel t 2019 Lambda LitFest with Michael Kearns, Carla Sameth, Pat Alderete, and Aimee Rowe,…Keep reading
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