High Fidelity: Dumbledore and Decisions

By : Miguel Fuller
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There’s a scene in one of the “Harry Potter” books where the character’s mentor Professor Dumbledore spars with a bad guy, releasing magic from his powerful wand to block out evil forces. Even though I grew up in a religious household where my grandmother wanted nothing to do with the books because they were witchcraft in her eyes—and that’s the devil. I always read that scene and thought about her.

She was always a powerful but quiet force of nature who knew exactly what was going on. When she spoke, people listened. People moved. That was the grandmother I knew while growing up.

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Grandma goes viral for ironing bisexual granddaughter’s flag for Capital Pride

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A grandmother’s “simple gesture” of helping her bisexual granddaughter get ready for Capital Pride has gone viral.

Lexie, who lives in Virginia, tweeted a photo of her grandmother ironing her bisexual pride flag in preparation for the weekend’s festivities.

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