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It’s good to be positive. But that doesn’t mean it’s bad to be negative…It’s a logical fallacy. The word negative constantly gets a bad rap. So-called negative emotions like fear, sadness and anger have a valid place when living with the uncertainty of cancer. 611 more words
How does the Israeli state mobilise the discourse of gay rights to promote its own national interests?
This essay seeks to deconstruct the image of Israel as the ‘gay haven’ of the Middle East, an image that is produced through a discourse of gay rights which aims to depict the conflict as a culture-clash between the West and the East, namely, the Israeli liberal-democratic-modern-(homosexual) vis-a-vis the Palestinian/Arab homophobic-misogynist-(heterosexual) culture (Hochberg 2010). 940 more words