The Impotence of a Single-Issue Struggle

‘There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.’ Audre Lorde I am often asked (mostly by my devout grandparents) why I chose to leave the Catholic faith. Of course, that is not to say I haven’t been told those famous words, ‘Once a Catholic, always a Catholic.’ […]

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The Invisible Cloak of Whiteness

Why do I read? There is a quote by writer, Laura Miller, that “buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal.” Nothing could be truer for me. I am currently reading The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami. When I read Murakami, I feel like I am entering a […]

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