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pale risks

if it wasn’t so easy to be an activist through twitter
if the protest didn’t happen during the football game
let me explain

if i had skin in the game… 115 more words


I'm tired

I’m tired.

Tired of people who gang up against others, just because they feel like it. Tired of kids at my school being harassed for doing “stupid” things, while the bullies themselves would do the same thing. 315 more words


Courage in a Fear-based Culture

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33… 1,271 more words

Social Criticism

The End of the Road

My story requires no apology.

My experience is too heavy to remain untold.

Are there times in life that we bear histories that are just too broken to be repaired? 2,249 more words

Autonomic Dysfunction

Platitudes: Hogwash and Horsefeathers

Memes, memes, memes.

I like them. You like them. They make us laugh. They make us angry.

And they confirm for us things we want confirmed. 1,797 more words

Social Criticism

Guest Post: Embracing the Bully

By Kelly Huegel, author of  GLBTQ: The Survival Guide for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens

Last night I watched a John Hughes movie, which it turns out is perfect preparation for writing about GLSEN’s… 970 more words

FSP Author

Is anyone teaching kindness?

I have been there before. I am at the play area watching Re bake a fresh mudcake, lace it with leaves and petals, when in marches a tiny bully. 835 more words