Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

A Gay Senior Looks Back and Forward as the Pendulum Swings

Bending toward justice

Photo by Ian Taylor on Unsplash

In the space of 35 years, since I came out in the mid-1980s, nervously tiptoeing out of the closet, life has changed for me and other LGBT people in dramatic ways. In just one or two generations, the arc of the moral universe, (to paraphrase Martin Luther King), has bent toward justice. In some ways, the pace has been…



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Judah Leblang

I'm a Boston writer/storyteller. I've written the memoir "Echoes of Jerry,” and numerous commentaries for NPR stations around the US. More at