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Report from the Thematic Symposium on Gender and Fisheries @ World Women's Congress

On 1 August, at the 13th World Women’s Congress, held in Florianopolis, Brazil, Maria do Rosário de Fátima Andrade Leitão and Maria Helena Santana Cruz coordinated the Gender and Fisheries Thematic Symposium. 422 more words

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The Song of Songs: sex, love and hidden meanings (1)

How does a Christian read the Song of Songs?

What to make of it?

How to interpret it?

My guess is the default approach in church is to play safe and ignore it. 848 more words

Love

Wild Brush and Autumn Breeze

I stood on the top of the moorland amongst a thriving crop of dandelions, chrysanthemums, daisies and wild grasses bound with thistles. I turned slowly taking in the panoramic view of the hills to the west carpeted in forests with the carriageway cutting along its edge delivering traffic to the city. 964 more words

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Bullet Bob Hayes – Fastest Man in Tokyo (and the World) Part 6: His Father's Son

He was born on Third Street on the east side of Jacksonville, Florida. People called it Hell’s Hole.

The youngest of four, Bob Hayes remembers growing up chopping firewood to keep the house warm, his mother working as a maid to keep the children fed and clothed, and a father that made little effort to recognize his son. 629 more words

Tokyo 1964

What Happens When the Person You're Dating Comes Out as Non-Binary? [VICE]

Clarity and Sam at a the Equality March on DC this summer. Photo via Clarity

“It gave us more freedom to be and do who and what we wanted.” 1,374 more words

Activism

Small Steps Toward Acceptance

  • “The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.” -Brian Tracy
  • “The first step toward change is awareness.
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"Father teaches son fishing and living without violence"

Studies on masculinity and gender issues, and particularly on domestic violence in fishing communities, are rare in fisheries research literature which tends, rather, to focus on technical, biological, economic and governance aspects of the industry and the people in it. 375 more words

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