Our Writers

Our writers develop their stories from their unique experiences, gifts, talents, and perspectives. Part of what makes them so appealing is their willingness to write candidly about equality, especially today.

Meet our OHF Weekly writers
The OHF Weekly Editors

The OHF Weekly Editors

from US ∙ 84 articles

The Editors of the online publication OHF Weekly: Clay Rivers and Sherry Kappel. Love one another.

Clay Rivers

Clay Rivers

from Orlando ∙ 64 articles

OHF Weekly Editor-in-Chief and Our Human Family Founder. Artist, author, accidental activist. Love one another.

Sherry Kappel

Sherry Kappel

from Raleigh, NC ∙ 24 articles

Sherry Kappel is a poet, essayist, and Univ of Pittsburgh MFA graduate. She looks for the best in people and is driven in her writing and in life by empathy. She loves her family and running.

stephen matlock

stephen matlock

from Seattle WA ∙ 20 articles

stephen matlock, a part-time author and gardener in the Pacific Northwest often overwhelmed by both words and weeds, has been writing about his journey into inclusion and diversity for a dozen years.

William Spivey

William Spivey

from Orlando, Florida ∙ 17 articles

William Spivey, a Fisk University alum, writes on politics, history, and race to educate those who have been misled on these matters. Sometimes he might mock a politician. Spivey is fluent in sarcasm.

Glenn Rocess

Glenn Rocess

from Seattle ∙ 11 articles

Glenn Rocess is retired Navy, has traveled five continents, and worn many hats. Most importantly, he is a dad, a husband of twenty-eight years, and fears nothing except his wife’s guilt trips.

Michael Greiner

Michael Greiner

from Detroit, Michigan ∙ 11 articles

Dr. Michael Greiner has worked in politics, in government, and as a lawyer. Now, he teaches, researches and writes about the intersection of politics, government, economics and the law.

Sabrina Bryant

Sabrina Bryant

from Chicago ∙ 11 articles

Sabrina is an avid reader of all genres. When she’s not reading or writing, she can be found discussing anime with her teenager, crafting with her preschooler, or watching movies with her husband.

Jesse Wilson

Jesse Wilson

from Northamptonshire, England ∙ 10 articles

Jesse Wilson is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer now IT professional with a late passion for and love of writing. His work has appeared in the "Fieldnotes on Allyship" anthology.

Sylvia Wohlfarth

Sylvia Wohlfarth

from Cork, Ireland ∙ 9 articles

Half-Irish, half-Nigerian, Sylvia is a social anthropologist and English teacher in Ireland. Her creative nonfiction writing and poetry focuses on social injustice, and initiating change.

Rebecca Hyman

Rebecca Hyman

from Portland, Oregon ∙ 8 articles

Rebecca Hyman is a therapist, writer, and trainer. She writes about mental health, white supremacy, patriarchy and social change.

Erik Deckers

Erik Deckers

from Oviedo, Florida ∙ 6 articles

Erik Deckers is a professional writer and co-author of four social media books. He published his first humor novel, Mackinac Island Nation, in 2019 and has been a newspaper humor columnist since 1994.

Madison Pattin

Madison Pattin

from Chicago ∙ 6 articles

I am a scholar, writer, and lifelong learner of various topics, but am most passionate about racial justice. I love to read, and memoirs are my favorite. I also have two rescue dogs I love!

Dan Hislop

Dan Hislop

from Santa Barbara, California ∙ 6 articles

Dan Hislop lives and writes on unbundled faith, parenting without controlling, social injustice and art. Day job: data nerd.

Carol Spivey

Carol Spivey

from Florida ∙ 6 articles

Hot, cold, coming, going—I am Carol. Pick you up and lay you down in the same breath, that’s the Baltimore in me. Eclectic topics and not afraid to share.

Marley K

Marley K

5 articles

Marley K writes articles that balance information mixed with hard truths in understanding and dismantling white supremacy; and focus on anti-racism, politics, policy, life lessons, and current events.

Lecia Michelle

Lecia Michelle

from New Orleans ∙ 5 articles

Womanist. Founder of “Real Talk: WOC and Allies.” Author of “The White Allies Handbook” (Summer 2022) with Kensington Books. Repped by Stonesong.

Kim McCaul

Kim McCaul

from Australia ∙ 4 articles

Social anthropologist, mediator and writer with a strong desire to build bridges between people and cultures.

Charles Estacious White

Charles Estacious White

3 articles

Charles Estacious White is originally from New Orleans. He writes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He is married with three kids and teaches English at the local juvenile detention center.

Consuelo G. Flores

Consuelo G. Flores

from Los Angeles ∙ 3 articles

The youngest of ten siblings in a Mexican immigrant family, Consuelo is a Legacy Artist of Self Help Graphics & Art in East L.A., and a former director in SAG-AFTRA’s Equity & Inclusion Department.

John Metta

John Metta

from 62 West Wallaby St., The Shire ∙ 3 articles

Unassuming hobbit living in a Midori notebook with a pet fountain pen.

Peter Faur

Peter Faur

from Phoenix, Arizona ∙ 3 articles

Peter Faur holds a bachelor’s degree in education and master’s degrees in journalism and business administration. He looks forward to the day America finally overcomes its deeply rooted racism.

Brian Mack

Brian Mack

2 articles

“My pen isn't afraid to speak the truth” —Marsha Ambrosius

Ben Lane

Ben Lane

2 articles

A disciple of Jesus Christ and an Episcopal musician for forty years, spiritually guided by respect for humanity and all creation.

James Finn

James Finn

from rural Michigan ∙ 2 articles

James Finn is an LA Blade columnist, former Air Force intelligence analyst, Queer Nation and Act Up NY alumnus, and an agented novelist. He lives in Michigan with an English Pointer and a small cat.

Tremaine L. Loadholt

Tremaine L. Loadholt

from Winston-Salem, North Carolina ∙ 1 article

Tremaine L. Loadholt is a writer in North Carolina. Her work is published in various literary magazines, anthologies, and journals. “I am more than breath & bones . . . I am nectar in waiting.”

D Abboh

D Abboh

from London ∙ 1 article

D Abboh is a poet, mother of sons, and freelance editorial professional based in London, United Kingdom. Find her composing sentences, pursuing clarity, and writing her first book.

Jack Herlocker

Jack Herlocker

from York, Pennsylvania ∙ 1 article

Husband. Retire IT person. Former Navy officer.

Melanie Johnson

Melanie Johnson

from Ocoee, Florida ∙ 1 article

Former accountant, but I prefer words to numbers because I write to inspire humanity. Lover of nature and I enjoy writing Haiku poetry. 

Jef Littlejohn

Jef Littlejohn

from Oklahoma ∙ 1 article

You are likely to find this Chicago born woman writing poetry near her back french doors. Watching a menagerie with wings in an Oklahoma garden, hoping, against its nature, today the cat might behave.

Tasneem Kagalwalla

Tasneem Kagalwalla

from Lake Dallas, Texas ∙ 1 article

Tasneem Kagalwalla is a certified Life Coach & has a poetry book Windows of Reflection. She specializes in Mental Health & Relationship Coaching & believes that you are everything you choose to be.

Erika Burkhalter

Erika Burkhalter

from Santa Ana, California ∙ 1 article

Erika Burkhalter is a yogi, neurophilosopher, cat-mom, photographer, writer, & lover of travel and nature, spreading her love & amazement for Mother Earth's glories. (MS Neuropsych., MA Yoga Studies)

Ré Harris

Ré Harris

from Chicago, Illinois ∙ 1 article

Muser, Writer ~ practicing storytelling like Hendrix did guitar.

Jen Whitney

Jen Whitney

from Austin, Texas ∙ 1 article

At 50, Jen is exploring and expanding what’s possible as a partner, mother to 3 teens, daughter, ally, corporate director at an asset management firm, and truth dweller writing, naked on the page.

Indira Reddy

Indira Reddy

from Chenai, India ∙ 1 article

Indira Reddy writes poems and stories spanning mental health, societal issues, fantasy and relationships. Her work can be found in many publications here on Medium and in her own pub, Paro.

Emily Cashour

Emily Cashour

from Oakland ∙ 1 article

As an author and activist, Emily is dedicated to promoting awareness of the diverse experience of identity. She considers storytelling the ultimate equalizer.

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