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Bisexual Men & Choice...or Lack Thereof

Choice is a privilege many of us take for granted, especially in these times. The choice to have créme fraíche with smoked salmon or to have Chorizo with black pepper sauce, is all down to personal preference and it’s also down to how you may feel at the time. 321 more words

One girl – and the difference Guiding made for her

When GirlGuidesCANBlog received this email from Guider Jeannette Thompson, we just had to share it with you:

 My daughter is a Guide, and she has written about her experience in Guiding.  537 more words

Girls' Guides

A little historical perspective about the "intolerance" of Christians.

The situation in US is more like the first century now then it ever has been in my lifetime. Christians have been considered “intolerant haters… 216 more words

Politics/Current Events

The British Museum - Our Museum - Your Museum - The Museum of the Future

Back in 2009 I went to a debate at the London School of Economics, where I was working at the time, to listen to Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate and Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum discuss the… 2,029 more words


A memorial service...well, to memorialize!

For quite some time, I have heard the name Bill McElvaney around the United Methodist circles that I run.  A strong voice for social justice, Bill was someone who let nothing temper his voice or actions.  543 more words

On Fitting In: "Someone Like You"

I never thought that someone like you would want to be friends with someone like me.

These are the heart-wrenching words that were spoken to me quietly and nonchalantly one day many years ago.

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Active Compassion

Faders! Also something about privilege that makes sense.

Classes are in full swing now, and I probably can’t commit to give you more than a post a week, but the posts you do get will likely contain something thought-provoking or inspiring (although not always both.)  For instance, yesterday afternoon I discovered an analogy that has helped me to make sense of privilege. 614 more words

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