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Movie Review: XXY (2007)

Rating: A-/ Raw and heartfelt, XXY is a film about sex and gender identity that might be a little too weird for some people, but filmmaker Lucia Puenzo somehow makes a story with the utmost potential for awkwardness work and tells it in a very natural, unforced way. 530 more words

The Face of Racism Today

The 20th century saw the rise and fall of fascism and the battle between capitalism and communism. By its end, the West was progressive and liberal, with the Holocaust, KKK and apartheid distant memories. 1,200 more words

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Words

“Words used carelessly, as if they did not matter in any serious way, often allowed otherwise well-guarded truths to seep through.”
                                                      ― Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul…

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THE PICK OF THE SWIMS

Image by Christine Renney

The sun was directly overhead and it beat down on them. Tom squinted at it and craved the cool of his room. 924 more words

Writing

You know what they say about assumptions

When I decided to go some place not travelled by many, (although it should be) I thought of myself as daring and capable. “How easy it is,”  I thought, “to go to a place that speaks English and is so very familiar.” And I do stick by that initial perception, that what I decided to do was difficult, especially for someone who gets nervous driving around Denver at night. 994 more words

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Breastfeeding in Public is Shameful? Why?

WARNING – Please consider avoiding this article entirely if you are easily offended about reading or seeing images related to the above subject matter.

I tend not to get too involved with certain issues and discussions that we as a society tend to have amongst ourselves. 1,349 more words

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