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Ugly Truth > Pretty Lies

Love and sex, like wealth, are available only to the lucky few. The rest of us toil in imposed silence.

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Confrontation With the Privilege Mirror is SUPPOSED to be Uncomfortable

I remember sitting in my first “Gender 101″ workshop, facilitated by my dear friend and colleague, Beit Gorski. After learning definitions for “cisgender” and “transgender” 882 more words

Video: Peter Hitchens' advice to UK Millennials Generation Y

They have been systematically betrayed and I see no end to it. There are so many issues which have been visited on this country by an elite of self-selecting, closed-minded people well-represented here this evening…

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The Ramblings Podcast: Episode 39 - My Girlfriend Is a Coconut

https://andregriffiths.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/rp_0039.mp3

After taking some time off from podcasting and blogging, I’m back with another episode of The Ramblings Podcast! My Girlfriend joins me as we discuss the book she’s writing, global racism, adoption, and class issues. 39 more words

Andre C Griffiths

No, classism is not the "new" racism. On being black and middle class.

“I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Councillor or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to “order” than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice..” Martin Luther King… 673 more words

Race

Ferguson Files: Ferguson Friday Night

The holidays are winnowing numbers as are the nationwide protests that some folks from here are lucky enough to be able to attend.

It was sparse attendance Friday night.  108 more words

Poverty

What I learnt about bullying as a child

It is probably true that parents teach their children how to deal with normal social situations but not not-normal ones. So the easy situations you are told how to deal with, but the difficult ones you are left to work out for yourself. 1,050 more words