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The Women's March ... And Those Who Won't

Next Friday, 20 January 2017, Donald Trump will take the oath ofoffice at noon, followed by a parade, and various other festivities in Washington.  The next day, starting at 10:00 a.m., an as-yet-undetermined number of people, mostly women, will gather at Independence Avenue and Third Street SW, near the U.S. 1,174 more words

Social Commentary

An Open Letter to President Barack Obama

Dear President Obama,

There is less than a week left until you pass the torch to your successor.  I can only imagine the mixed feelings you must have at this juncture.  791 more words

Social Commentary

It’s Time We Stopped Discriminating Our LGBT Fellows!

The Universe as we know it is a bouquet of multitudinous, constantly revolving, constantly moving objects. In the largest scheme of things, we figure as nothing but mere specks. 952 more words


Singer Jackie Evancho faces barrage of criticism for agreeing to perform at Trump inauguration

With just over a week to go before Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington, event organizers continue to face difficulties in finding performers for the festivities. Those who have agreed to perform for the incoming president have provoked much… 345 more words

Human And Civil Rights


I still have not talked to my father since he upset my sister with his phone call about our mother being a liar. I reached out to him a few weeks ago in a text and went on this tirade about her again and that he can’t believe I am willing to alienate him over this. 192 more words


Hate crimes bill returns to the Utah State Legislature

SALT LAKE CITY — One of the most controversial bills on Utah’s Capitol Hill is back, with a new sponsor who has hope this year it will pass. 544 more words


Transgender teenager invites camera crew to film her gender reassignment surgery

Eighteen-year-old Massachusetts resident Emmie Smith, formerly Walker Smith, first came out as transgender two years ago with a post on Facebook. With the support of her mother and twin brother, Emmie elected to undergo gender reassignment surgery this past summer — and even allowed a National Geographic photographer to film her and her family as she went through the process. 275 more words

Human And Civil Rights