“Sex for women after fifty is invisible for the same reason that contraception, abortion, and sex between two women or two men has been forbidden: sexuality is supposed to be only about procreation. This lie was invented by patriarchy, monotheism, racism and other hierarchies. Sexuality is and always has been also about bonding, communicating and pleasure. Unmasked helps to restore a human right.”
"The solid beginning to this strong and enduring ‘friendship between nations’ began after World War II and developed during the first six years of The Asia Foundation’s program in Japan, from 1954-59. I feel privileged to have been a small part of this beginning."
—Dick Jorgensen, Yuko
"'Have you ever visited Germany?’ Pastor Dan inquired. Rabbi Daniels felt a chill come over him. He couldn’t place its source. He was unnerved and quiet for a moment before he was able to speak."
The Rabbi Wore a Fedora
"Over Samhain, the harvest beckons / spirits to the thinning veil /
the sky ashen and wet / as darkness descends upon the graves…"
—Marcia Meier, Ireland, Place Out of Time
"Ten-thousand feet below and off our left wing tip is a large, beautiful green valley, wedged between the coastal mountain range and the larger inland mountains. And then, directly, before my eyes, the beauty and grandeur of this valley are suddenly interrupted by a chain of silent explosions."
—Dr. Guy S. Clark, Sharkbait