‘Everyone Deserves to Live Life to Its Fullest’

Last Wednesday, I got the chance to visit author Lily Blunt’s blog to talk about why I began to fundraise for the Russian LGBT Network and other organizations helping Chechens at risk of arrest and worse. I talked a bit about my childhood in the Netherlands and how it shaped me: On school and family … Read more

Rainbow Snippet and Book Review: Olivia Helling’s Nocturnal Lessons

Damon Snow boxed set by Olivia Helling

This week, I’m sharing from a story that isn’t mine. It’s from Nocturnal Lessons, Book 1 of Olivia Helling’s Damon Snow series about a prostitute, or “molly,” in early 19th-century London. Reader beware: The paint burned off my walls while I was reading this book. … Read more