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National Union of Students passes discriminatory motions

Dears, I don’t know what has become of the dear old National Union of Students (NUS).  When I was a member, more years ago than I like to think about, it was a welcoming, all-inclusive body where you could be yourself, nobody judged you and they fought bigotry and injustice wheresoever they perceived it.  1,160 more words

LGBT

What to do about Indiana!?!


Got some free time this afternoon and wondering what to do with that rage over Governor Pence passing the Religious Freedom Act in the state of Indiana? 230 more words

Political Issues

Take Note: What Happens Next after the Ellen Pao and Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers Lawsuit

Ellen Pao may have lost 3 of the 4 claims in her gender discrimination lawsuit against venture capital firm KPCB. And to be honest, having followed the case very closely, I have to agree with the verdict so far. 269 more words

Business

Quotes & Linnks #54

1) growthecon.com: Genetic Origins of Economic Development

An entirely different kind of study is one where the researcher looks at a specific gene(s), with a known biological function, and examines whether this has a social or economic influence.

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Quotes & Links Absurd

#womeninfiction...really?

I’ll start off this entry by saying I have no intention of pissing on the parade of any social activity playing out with positive intentions on the part of those participating, especially if they’re really having fun with it. 785 more words

SpotLit World

Equality Interrupted

On Monday, Eric Schmidt, Google’s Executive Chairman, appeared on a panel at the South by Southwest conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

Along with him, there was  247 more words

Society

Romance’s Baggage Will Not Fit in the Overhead Container

            With the release of the Fifty Shades of Gray film, every blog seems to have an opinion on what it means for feminism, BDSM, consent, abuse etc… and a lot of these themes get brought up every time a book, movie or tv show with a romance theme gets popular. 1,040 more words

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