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This man is not a racist

The selection of Steve Bannon as President-elect’s Chief Strategist has a lot of people up in arms. The claims against him are that he racist and champions the alt-right agenda through his publication… 621 more words

Presidential Election

zack1324 said to deafghOster,

In honor of all fake Christians…zack1324   Nov 08, 2016 OH? honoring yourself as well?

Deaf Cyberbullies

Preventing and Addressing Rising Religious Bigotry and Anti-Semitism

In the 1670’s, my maternal grandfather’s family arrived in London from Holland, having come to Amsterdam as refugees fleeing the inquisition in Spain. I am still asked which of my parents or grandparents immigrated to the UK (they were all born in the East End or Leeds!). 1,004 more words

Islamophobia

How do we move forward?

When I saw the first text from my partner, it was still pretty early on the West Coast – 11:15pm or so.  The headline read, “ 1,320 more words

Musings

Some thoughts about Orlando

It’s been a week since the Orlando shooting, and the pundits and politicians have been having a field day waving the bloody shirt.

Nor have the hate preachers been able to leave this alone. 949 more words

Current Events

Homophobia fine, says world

Everyone has reached a consensus that homophobia is basically fine, in the wake of America’s most deadly shooting in Orlando at the weekend.

After 49 people were massacred in a gay nightclub by Omar Mateen, the world’s media agreed that Islamic, jihadi, terrorist, and radicalism were the only terms necessary for understanding the murders, and that baseline homophobia – prevalent in mainstream religions and in society more widely – wasn’t really worth mentioning. 285 more words

Society