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Differing Perceptions of the Grecian Past

Though Lady Mary and Lord Byron both share an admiration of the beauty of ancient Greece through the same poetic lens either in the form of a published letter or epic poem, the two differ in their humility and portrayal of appreciation of the Hellenic past outside of their own experiences. 332 more words

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Let's Agree to Disagree

We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist.

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Opinion

Diary of a Zimbo studying Abroad: “Hong Kong culture more classist than racist”

by Getrude Gwenzi | @JusG_G  (tw)| Lingnan University-Hong Kong

I have been living in Hong Kong for a month now. I have been observing this society with interest and making my own observations so that I do not succumb to generalizations and assumptions of how Chinese people are or ought to be. 689 more words

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Not a princess

Each year I realise that I’m less and less tolerant of a certain scene of people who talk a great deal about solidarity and struggle, but who – while simultaneously burning themselves out for the great flag or the revolution or some other abstract concept – consistently fail to show up for the oppressed folks standing right next to them in their shadow. 1,618 more words

The Makings of a Racist, Sexist, Colonialist

White supremacy reigned and the other side of white supremacy is black inferiority. We were taught, as reasonably well bred white Southerners, to behave decently, but the whole racial etiquette that governed the way black and white interacted with each other, all of those customs and folk ways that were part of the Jim Crow South I absorbed.

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Sexism

dirty trashy prude

Initially I wrote an introduction to this but instead just have this list: 204 more words

Asexuality Talk

An Adoption Related Fundraiser I Support

I never in a million years thought I would write this post or any post like it.

I don’t support crowdfunding adoption. It’s gross. It reeks of child trafficking / child selling.   332 more words

Adoption