I continue to have all sorts of racist inclinations and negative stereotypes against the Roma people. I seriously worry that they’ll mess up Europe. (I don’t live in or even frequently VISIT Europe!) Nonetheless, the more I learn of Roma history and suffering, the more my bigotry is diluted with compassion and a sense of camaraderie
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This is probably too long (17 mins) for you to watch but I’m sure you know what a problem Roma immigration in Europe is. The horrible thing is, in the case of the Roma my heart is with the right wingers. 80 more words
We’ve been enjoying Amazon’s, “Transparent”. I’ve adored Alexandra Billings for years. A bit of trans-googling revealed this shocker.
The Ayatollah and the Transexual
That Maryam Khatoon Molkara can live a normal life is due to a compassionate decision by one man: the leader of the Islamic revolution himself. 174 more words
Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum. 1,259 more words
Surprise, surprise there are as many reasons women cover themselves as there are women. Some are criminals in hiding, some want to please their boyfriends, some think it will help them find the right kind of husband, some want to avoid being constantly hit on, some are religious, some just like being covered but my impression from this short doc is for the most part women put on the hijab and/or niqab and/or jilbab because the are born into or somehow become part of a community wherein modesty is the norm.