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A Pseudo Buddhist Politically Active Hothead on a Facebook Diet

Somewhere around 2005, when I was still running SLAMBoston, we did a lesbian play I wrote, and I had the privilege of really learning minority politics. 953 more words

Just Sounding Off In General

Kinder Commentary Endorsement for President

I have avoided making any formal endorsement or, in any way mention of who I plan to support for President of the United States thus far.  185 more words

LGBT

Remembering Justice Antonin Scalia

With the news of the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, I will admit, I didn’t feel bad in the slightest.  My first emotion was excitement that the Supreme Court would no longer be controlled by a Conservative majority.   678 more words

Politics

Comrade Peter Tatchell, 'Racist' and 'Transphobic', according to National Union of Students.

Human Rights have no Exceptions.

The emails from the officer of the National Union of Students were unequivocal. Fran Cowling, the union’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) representative, said that she would not share a stage with a man whom she regarded as having been racist and “transphobic”.

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Anti-Fascism

A Donald Trump Presidency? 

We are in a very unusual time, politically. Unusual……that’s an understatement. We have one of our two major political parties presenting Donald Trump as a choice for President. 1,147 more words

Politics

Day 4: Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King (1927-2006) was born in her parents home in Marion, AL, with her paternal great-grandmother Delia Scott, a former slave, presiding as midwife. Her mother, Bernice, had a 4th grade education, worked as a school bus driver, church pianist and for her husband. 381 more words