Voices

Love Stands for the Opponent

By Rana Sodhi The idea of loving our opponents – showing compassion and forgiveness to those who disagree with us or hurt us – is beautiful, revolutionary, and, as I recently…



Week 6: Love Stands

By Valarie Kaur On September 15, I traveled to a gas station in Arizona for the fifteen year memorial of Balbir Singh Sodhi. He was a turbaned Sikh father who was…


We Stand by The Many

Thank you to The Many and The Plural Guild for this beautiful song, inspired by the We Stand With Love movement. Let us not sit in judgement Or only bow in…


Love is Brave

In my southern mountain family, if I got in a fight with a sibling, Mom made us hug and say I love you. Now that wasn’t an easy thing to do…


Love is Tender

By Kenji Kuramitsu I’ve seen a certain Cornel West quote emblazoned on many a protest sign: “Justice is what love looks like in public.” Last year in a room full of…


Love Creates Safe Space

By Teresa Pasquale Mateus We live in a world that feels unsafe for many — Syrian refugee children finding brutality without conscience in their daily lives on war’s edge, LGBTQIA community members…


Love at Any Cost

By Jonathan Walton I learned in marriage counseling that if I win an argument and my wife feels diminished, we both lose. I am connected to her. If she leaves our…


How Can We Learn to See Each Other?

By Judy Wu Dominick It happened 3 months ago.  As my daughter and I exited the car and started walking toward the pool entrance, I heard it. “Konichiwa!” It was a…


Love in a Time of Injustice

to be in love during a time of injustice, in the face of injustice, is a revolutionary act. and so i will hug my brothers and i will tell my sister…