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Valve Facing Lawsuit on Transgender Discrimination

This article is cross-posted on Shiny New Cartridge.

In a story that once again links up social justice and video games, a translator for Valve has filed a discrimination lawsuit after being terminated by Valve. 321 more words



The phoenix rises with her skin charred

Her bloody cheeks burning from the scars

The flames burst into the blackened night

With tendrils of fierce fire, she is a scorched sight… 253 more words


Merely Human

Make them tremble in fear, O LORD. Let the nations know they are merely human.

– Psalm 9:20 (NLT)

My existence is an act of compassion. 827 more words


“Is man merely a mistake of God’s? Or God merely a mistake of man?”
― Friedrich Nietzsche

I hate being a paradox. Why can’t I be simply good? 818 more words


100 Things That Make You Happy

Back in the early days of Facebook, “Notes” were a pretty big thing, and there were often different themes and challenges going around that people would create notes based on to share with their friends. 748 more words

About Me

Palestinian National Identity in Diaspora, and our Right to Nationalism

By Osama M.

Palestinian scholar Rashid Khalidi begins his study, with: “The quintessential Palestinian experience, which illustrates some of the most basic issues raised by Palestinian identity, takes place at a border, an airport, a checkpoint: in short, at any of those many modern barriers where identities are checked and verified.” Why? 449 more words

A moment of self reference

Writing’s the one thing I’m told I could really do for a living

in an absolute way- everything else is something

I can grow into, I can break in like a pair of cheap shoes. 180 more words