As anyone who follows my blog will tell you, I’m critical –possibly even embarrassed – of the pedestal that modern society places on physical beauty. A perspective rabid for as long as the human race has able to write, many historical figures are famed for their beauty as much as their world changing exploits; Akrotatos, Cleopatra, Helen of Troy, Nefertiti, Alexander the Great, and Elizabeth I are just a handful plucked out of the nearest encyclopedia (or, in this case, Wikipedia). 669 more words
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In contrast to the “decievers,” who wield their feminine wiles with success, the “pathetic transsexual” characters aren’t deluding anyone. Despite her masculine mannerisms and five-o-clock shadow, the “pathetic transsexual” will inevitably insist that she is a woman trapped in a man’s body… Unlike “deceivers” whose ability to “pass” is a serious threat to our culture’s ideas about gender and sexuality, “pathetic transsexuals” -who barely resemble women at all- are generally considered harmless.
During my junior or senior year of Bible college, word spread that Soulforce, a Christian LGBT-advocacy group, would be coming to campus.
Typically, when Soulforce did this, they made a presentation for the student body about the Bible and homosexuality. 123 more words