FIELDNOTES

Love letters, podcasts, photos, and videos for your lovely eyes and ears.

Creating Community in Syrian Refugee Camps [PODCAST]

It’s our last episode of the season! Thank you all so much for your support over the past few months. We’ve...

Queer Compassion for Queer Oppressors [PODCAST]

Tyler is back in Chicago for part 2 of our inside look into the queer revolution happening in the Christian church....

The Queer Revolution in the Christian Church [PODCAST]

Tyler is back out in the field, but this time we’re traveling from L.A. to Chicago to explore the queer revolution...

Politics Go ‘Post Shame’ with Adam MacLean [PODCAST]

Adam MacLean, founder of Post Shame and postshame.org, stops by to talk about internet privacy, shame, revenge porn, and what our...

On the Campaign Trail with Pat Harris [PODCAST]

Tyler got a personal invite to join California Senate Candidate Pat Harris on the campaign trail! This episodes takes us out...

#MeToo. Love, Tyler [PODCAST]

After Maria opened up about her experience of sexual assault in Part 1 of SEXISM, Tyler took some time to process...

#MeToo. Love, Maria [PODCAST]

Following the radical impact of the #MeToo movement, I sat down with Maria to discuss the subject of our next episode...

BONUS: “We’re Here to Love One Another” [PODCAST]

When we sat down in the studio with James, of Coffee With a Black Guy, we thought the interview was over....

ACTIVISM: Go With What You Know [PODCAST]

In our first episode, we explore a new definition of activism with two change-leaders breaking the mold of traditional activism and...

Maria Takes the Proust Questionnaire [PODCAST]

Tyler and I are so excited, and honored, to be bringing this podcast to your ears. Though it actually only took...

My Answers to the Proust Questionnaire [PODCAST]

As we gear up for the launch of full episodes of ACT OF ISMS on April 4th, we thought we’d give...

Introducing ACT OF ISMS [PODCAST]

My friend Maria Prichard and I are ready to find out what resilience looks like when we stop resisting. And from...

Why Doesn’t The Media Care About The US Virgin Islands?

Despite the overwhelming reports of the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida, there’s a U.S. territory...

How To Make Pride Part Of Your Resistance

1. Learn The LGBT Community’s Legacy The more you know about the legacy of our community, the prouder you’ll be...

10 Ways LGBT People Saved Obamacare and Beat Trump

After I submitted my commentary piece for The Advocate and another article not long after, I pitched this summary of my...

Why I Love Being Gay In Trump’s America

Saddened by “the epidemic of gay loneliness”? Take heart in all the lessons left by LGBTQ people. Recently articles have emerged...

5 Lessons LGBT Folks Can Learn From The Peace Movement

Based off of my previous post “Now What? The LGBT Role in a President Trump Era,” I pitched the article to...

Now What? The LGBT Role in a President Trump Era

Our country is suffering a crisis of distrust. How we move forward will require us to ask ourselves what our motivations...

Open Letter on Orlando Mass Shooting

COLORS BLEEDING What happens when colors bleed? They soften and mix and become something new. They take from each other what...

The Paris Attacks, the Media, and the Attack on the Muslim Identity

Here’s the problem. We care about the comfortable. We value success and industrialization and progress and modernization and seeing that get...

“A Chance for Peace” Editor Affected by ‘Catastrophic’ Floods in Egypt

This morning I woke up late, but 9 hours ahead in Alexandria Egypt, A Chance for Peace editor Yassin Koptan had...

Paraiso Adventures Q & A on “A Chance for Peace”

Paraiso Adventures specializes in individual and group travel dedicated to mind/body practices, adventures, and cultural immersion. With destinations from Greece to...

Transformative Moments

Hello everyone! Welcome. In the process of building this website I’ve come across a lot of me. As a storyteller since...

Travel, Love, and Freedom

Originally posted on Jet Set Zero in 2010 when I was a cast member of the web series in Thailand. Love....

Dad

I just got this overwhelming feeling of my Dad being really proud of me. I can feel it in my bones....

Be In Love Always

Love is a journey such that life is a journey. Change is constant in both, yet it seems we get caught...

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