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The elephant in the room - Macklemore's"Same Love"

Yeah, yeah yeah…. I will address the ‘elephant in the room’ before I finish my article on homophobia in hip-hop.  I don’t want to talk about this track again. 661 more words

Racism

Evening Minute: Man Sentenced For 40 Years For Throwing Boiling Water On Sleeping Gay Couple

Man Sentenced For 40 Years For Throwing Boiling Water On Sleeping Gay Couple

A homophobic Georgia man was recently sentenced to 40 years in prison for throwing boiling water on a sleeping gay couple. 716 more words

Lifestyle

Don't Confuse Me!

Our high-rise community participated in a neighbourhood garage sale recently, and we were all asked to donate items to the cause.  Several residents worked very hard to collect, label, and affix prices to the assorted contributions. 791 more words

Musings

#LoveWins: MS, social justice, and how I became a cyclist

I once joked that our love story was so magical, not even Nicholas Sparks could have written it. That’s even more true today.

I met N in 2011 on my first day working as a graduate student assistant at the university campus health center, where she worked as a security guard. 1,285 more words

Changing minds

A couple of years ago, a cousin of mine said: “I have a lot of gay friends. You know, they are very nice once they’ve accepted you in their circle, they take you to parties and they are… 338 more words

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