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No scrubs: how women had to fight to become doctors

theguardian: by Farrah Jarral —

Margaret Ann Bulkley spent much of her life dressed as a man so that she could practice medicine – she was not the only one to go to such lengths. 980 more words

The Muslim Times

She Dares to Walk in Shadows

I’ve just finished She Walks in Shadows (ed. Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles), and I have to say one of the criticisms levelled at it seems to be true. 217 more words

Reviews

The "Real America" vs. The "Matrix"

Have you ever seen “The Matrix”? For those who have, you know that it is an exploration into the thin line between fiction and reality. The manner in which America’s history has been distorted in the past and present to  1,300 more words

Race

LGBT Rights - Where Do We Go From Here?

The past year has been an interesting year in the world of politics and world issues, it’s an election year, Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump. The country is divided and feels as if nothing will or has been accomplished, but there is one area in which progress has been made.   711 more words

Life

Break The Narrow-Minded Culture

So today I want to talk about something that has been on my mind a lot lately. If there was something that I used to be, that I try not to be now, it would have to be a narrow-minded individual. 1,219 more words

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The triumph of our mothers

She sat, like Patience

On a monument

Smiling at grief.

Shakespeare- Twelfth Night

Let us not forget the generations of strength upon which we stand.

Thoughts

Shut Up and Listen

By: Jack Schuler

At a Bernie Sanders event this past summer, I met a fellow military vet and self-identified progressive.  I told him that I was interested in veteran’s issues, specifically the issues that directly impact LGBTQ+ veterans.   984 more words

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