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Coming out

You know how sexuality is such a taboo topic to discuss in many parts around the world but it especially is one in our Middle Eastern community. 396 more words

Dearborn

Quirky sports romance with a mathematical twist

Improper Fraction by V.L. Locey

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really liked this little quirky not quite a straight up sports romance with its little mathematical twist. 211 more words

Reviewing

Progressives Threaten Peaceful Violence In The Wake of Rising Microaggressions

by Dr. Trifecta Tyrone Washington II, D.D., Ph.D, Distinguished Civil Rights Leader

Progressives are rightly outraged at the recent spate of white-male terrorist incidents across the US. 1,770 more words

Racism

Homophobic hate crime in the UK: Why are we not talking about it more?

National Hate Crime Awareness Week runs from 14th to 21st October across the UK this year, with last Tuesday already welcoming the return of the… 472 more words

Human Rights

U.N. Vote Reveals the Persistence of Institutionalized Homophobia

By Mel Dikert

On September 29, the U.N. voted on whether or not to condemn “the use of the death penalty as punishment for consensual gay relations,” CNN stated. 833 more words

News

Corrective Rape: Sexual Violence in the Rainbow Country

Content Warning: *rape, sexual violence, homophobia*

“The term “corrective rape” stems from the prevalence of the crime in South Africa, where it is used to describe rape perpetrated by straight men against lesbian women in order to “correct” or “cure” their “unnatural” sexual orientation”– Roderick Brown, … 715 more words

Racism

The Reason You're Alive

The Reason You’re Alive   by Matthew Quick

This gem of a novel came out of nowhere and landed on my desk, and I’m glad.

Vietnam War veteran, David Granger is 68 and has just had his twin removed from his brain, literally. 1,505 more words

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