Folks, hope sure feels in short supply lately, doesn't it? With a new Supreme Court justice appointed who may set back LGBTQ, abortion and other rights back decades sworn in without any further hope on Covid relief, Trump leaving hundreds of elderly people high and dry in Omaha after a rally and signing onto a big anti-abortion international agreement and the fact that he's appointed 220 judges across the land to do this bidding (and he hand-selected RBG's replacement to be her polar opposite), and the fact that, well, the Electoral College still exists... I've been feeling rather bleak. I know I'm not alone.
So I thought we could share the things that we're most worried about (see mine above!) before sharing actual GOOD, hopeful news. For starters, Gens Y and Z are turning out in droves to vote early, which may be the best thing to come from this election. We have record numbers of LGBTQ people running, and in my own state, we may elect our first female governor! As exciting as that is, I can't help but be sad that it's taken this long, or that I'm not casting my vote for the woman I'd hope would be our next president this year. But I'm voting for Biden and Kamala Harris on Tuesday, and I'm excited at the prospect of her as VP.
How about you? Share your highs and lows, take a mental health break when you need it but don't stop fighting!