The Next Step

We have to stop living a synecdoche

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

A story popped up in our local paper about a trans woman with the headline, “Why do they hate me?

It is a fair but rather obvious question, with a rather uncomplicated answer. And it opens up to the most important issues of our time.

When certain people reference the past in ways that might be called “The good old days,” they…