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And Sometimes... It Doesn't

“It gets better.” This is what we are told. We are told this by a campaign by Dan Savage to help bullied kids, in particular bullied queer kids. 972 more words

Social Commentary

his triumph's temporary

he tosses out a racial slur

like it’s o.k. to say

believing, with his man in charge,

that things have gone his way

that now he has his rights back… 80 more words

Poem; Poetry

Is Your Cat Racist? Here's How to Find Out

According to an article published this week on the CNN website, America’s feline community is experiencing a swell in racism and other feelings of general resentment. 436 more words

Donald Trump

The colors of America are more varied than red, white and blue

I am a white man of a certain age, living in the liberal-blue northeast, yet in a corner of New Jersey that is colored the deepest shade of red; mornings are spent working in a place that’s as conservative as conservative can be. 625 more words

Populists Feeding on Paranoia

I live in western Europe. When I was younger (I’m in my mid-forties now), relatively few people openly discussed their bigoted views, because they feared a backlash. 166 more words

Biphobia and Bisexual Erasure


The term biphobia is not a word that can be found in the average dictionary, but it is used to describe anti-bisexual views  and behavior. 262 more words

Thing of the past

It’s important for us to understand the mental and emotional place that people are in before we attempt to change their hearts or minds. When someone is openly hostile, it’s easy to operate knowing that they have a definite and set view point. 1,386 more words