Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Is Oakland Overdue for Another Firestorm?

The Oakland firestorm of 1991 carbonized thousands of homes and vehicles and killed 25 people. (CAL OES)

Right before deadly fires broke out last weekend in California’s wine country, John Radke, a Berkeley professor who specializes in fire modeling and environmental planning, tossed and turned in bed. “I couldn’t sleep all Sunday night,” he recalls. “I thought, This is 1991 all over again. I could feel it—the conditions were all the same.”

Radke is referring to the 1991 Oakland hills firestorm, a…