Cultural Commentary


Going It Alone: The Dignity and Challenge of Solitude
Harper’s Magazine, April 2015

Power and Obedience: Restoring Pacifism to American Politics
Appalachian Heritage, Winter 2014

Burning Man, Desire, and the Culture of Empire
Tikkun, Summer 2012

Death into Life
The New York Times, December 24, 1994

Gold in Them Thar Hillbillies
The Los Angeles Times, January 26, 2003

In Fearful Times, We Must Embrace Risk
The Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2004

Invitation to the Dance
Out Magazine, August/September 1993

Mastering Technology: Beyond Machine Dreams
The American Voice, Winter 1986


Reinventing Marriage
Gay Men at the Millennium (Jeremy P. Tarchner/Putnam), 1997

Safe Sex
Mother Jones, September/October 1992