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Bathroom strife

This morning, I camped out at Panera’s.

I was focused on writing a new story but my ears perked up when an older woman a few tables away started talking about President Obama’s mandate that all schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms of their choice. 356 more words


Wife power

After W and I were married, I felt weird about using the word “wife” to describe myself.

Wilma Flintstone was a wife. Donna Reed, wife. Carol Brady, wife. 325 more words


Túnez: prohibido los homosexuales

Muchos tunecinos piensan que los homosexuales deberían esconderse en lugar de expresarse en los medios de comunicación. Mercedes Arancibia. 28/04/2016. Periodistas en Español

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The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World, Second Edition

This book, specially the first third (as other reviewers have noted) as well as the lengthy second edition add-on (Chapter 14) is an effective starting point understand the origins and life-long impact of gay shame and the ways to overcome it. 302 more words

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Saving Alex: When I Was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That's When My Nightmare Began

When Alex Cooper was many years old, life was pretty ordinary in their own sleepy suburban town and nice Mormon family. At church at home, Alex was taught that God stood a plan for everyone. 283 more words

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The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice

A groundbreaking book—two decades inside works—that tells the storyplot of how an outstanding writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of the mulatto slave, and also the first lady with the United States, whose ancestry gave her membership inside the Daughters on the American Revolution, forged a long lasting friendship that changed all of their lives and helped to change the course of race and racism in America. 446 more words

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The Feminine Mystique (50th Anniversary Edition)

“Lively, astute, and ferocious. . . . The Feminine Mystique must be required reading for anybody who cares about women.” (Rachel Shteir – Chronicle of Higher Education) 425 more words

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