Tomorrow I'm going to a protest against the forcible separation of immigrant children from their families. When I started thinking about what sign to make, I remembered my sign for the first Women's March protest, the day after Trump took office in January 2017. It said: "Trump hates kids and puppies... for real!!!" While I expected … Continue reading Yesterday’s joke protest sign just became today’s reality
Rumor has it that the remix of the Muslim ban is about to drop, and I'm betting a lot of you protesters want to get your march on this week. Here for your protesting enjoyment are three sign designs I've personally created and tested in the rain and wind of the San Francisco Bay Area: … Continue reading HOWTO make easy readable protest signs
Every time a well-known person commits suicide, I brace myself for a torrent of well-meaning but patronizing advice to suicidal people on various social networks and blogs as the friends of the victim try to find something - anything - positive to do in a situation that is by definition past all help. Most often … Continue reading Suicide and society: Where does responsibility for preventing suicide lie?