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Should We Avoid Racist/Homophobic/Misogynist Books and Authors?

Usually if an author is racist, homophobic, misogynistic etc I will avoid reading all of their work. If a book is any of these things I may let it slide depending on the context – if it’s casual then that’s wrong, but if it’s highlighted as negative then that is okay. 74 more words

The 5 Things to Hate About College... Aren't What You Think Part 2

End of intermission.  Part 2 (still in the style of Cracked.com)

3. Stereotypes (part 2)

As a woman, I am inclined to think that female college students get the shorter end of the stereotype stick, but if any guys out there have managed to stick with the article this long, feel free to refute that.  1,073 more words

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A Culture of Homophobia

When you think of Latin America, what comes to mind? Is it Argentine steaks, the Tango, Brazilian Carnivals? Or maybe it’s football, the drug trade or possibly even the region’s historically right-wing politics. 687 more words

Chaotic Tefling - observation of a pronounciation class

The book used here says ‘English Pronunciation in Use – Elementary, self-study and classroom use’.  So, despite being a native English speaker I find I am confused about my spelling. 1,423 more words

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Proof That The Devil Walks Among Us

Looking through my Facebook news feed today and imagine my shock and horror when I saw an article via The Advocate entitled; “California Man’s Ballot Proposal:Death to Gays”. 321 more words

Activism

memoirs

I’ve been MIA for a while, but it’s for a good reason.  This year, I facilitated and participated in my school’s Vagina Memoirs.  For all of you out there who couldn’t come to see the Memoirs, I’m going to post my memoir here for y’all to read.   2,014 more words

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Conservatives, Stop Answering Irrelevant Questions About Gay People.

Is homosexuality a choice?

Well as a lesbian let me tell you, it’s not. I’m not going to get into the ‘TMI’ part of explaining how I know that for certain, but suffice to say I shopped and bought on both sides of the store and only one side had any outfits that worked. 369 more words

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