There are days when I feel like so many of my peers—West Virginia is a lost cause. When we make the news, it’s rarely for anything that I’m proud to be identified with. Whether it’s a representative that alluded to drowning his children if they were homosexual, or whether our legislators sell our water for their own prosperity, I don’t know how much longer I can hold my breath waiting for a white horse to save our mountains from the same old politics that continue to push West Virginia farther behind as the world moves on without us. And, make no mistake, they will leave us behind. Continue reading Country Roads, Keep Me Home
My ability to serve should never be determined by my gender identity. America is a place where anyone desiring to serve their country can do so and is encouraged to. When did that change?