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Innocence Again?

The other day, I discovered that there was an “other” section for messages in my Facebook message inbox (Yes, it took me seven years to come to this realization). 1,292 more words

"It's just WRONG!" Elf-Dwarf Love and the Limits of Liberalism

I may get to see the 3rd Hobbit movie today.  Or not.   I’ve had a variety of problems with this trilogy though none with Martin Freeman (whoever in the world ever had a problem with Martin Freeman?). 616 more words

The first, very Atlantic decade of Same Sex Marriage: A list of countries by Government and governance Systems

The current geography of same sex marriage completely revolves around the Atlantic.  Indeed, countries where same sex marriages are legally performed and recognized, with the notable exception of New Zealand, tend to have direct political and administrative links to the Atlantic.( The Commonwealth links of New Zealand may actually strengthen further the argument for the Atlantic’s centrality to same sex marriage.) … 239 more words


New publication: Queering Paradigms IV

South-North Dialogues on Queer Epistemologies, Embodiments and Activisms is composed of research presented at the fourth international Queering Paradigms Conference (QP4), held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 271 more words

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I'm gay about homosexuality!

Like President Obama, I, also, have evolved my opinion of lesbians, gays, the BTQ crew and the humans who love humans too. (That’s so Raven!) Once bottled in a cocoon woven with fear, disgust and damning socio-cultural doctrine, my opinion is now like a butterfly flying high upon the wings of love, understanding and deeper self-awareness. 1,018 more words


Katy Perry's "Experimental Game"

Katy Perry’s “Experimental Game”
Written by: Tania Saunders
May 19, 2013

This paper will examine Katy Perry’s professional career as a pop singer, songwriter, and musician through a sociological lens. 3,620 more words