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If you don’t know your context, SITCHOASSDOWN.

First of all, I will start with the understanding that though I have lived and worked amongst the masa in Metro Manila for the past year and some change, I am still and will always be disconnected due in part to my natural aloof personality and my Filipina-Canadian-Americanness. 1,560 more words

New Zealand – A Social Laboratory of the World

Peter Ramage*

New Zealand – a Social Laboratory of the World: Part 1 of 2

Wellington, June 25, 2014 (Alochonaa): New Zealand has recently been bestowed with a high honour by Washington based think-tank the Social Progress Imperative. 1,261 more words

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"Nobody is talking about"...discrimination in Geek and Gaming Culture

I spend a LOT of time discussing discrimination and equality in geek and gaming culture (more so; this past weekend amid conversations of sexism in fandom and the lack of playable females or characters of differing race or ethnicity in gaming). 290 more words


6 CEOs who are our 'other American presidents'

On Monday, Starbucks  announced that it would offer a steeply discounted online college degree through Arizona State University to eligible baristas who work at its United States locations for at least 20 hours a week. 282 more words


Trans-Exclusionary Radical "Feminists": #NoUnexpectedPenises

This morning, I woke up to #NoUnexpectedPenises floating around in my Twitter feed.  It’s not every day you get to say that sentence out loud… 1,800 more words