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The Move from Progressivism to Libertarianism and Why

I used to be a nosering wearing, feminism-espousing, Obama House-Party throwing, capitalism-hating progressive.  I believed that the Republicans were mean people, war mongerers, and that I was the only non-crazy Christian in the United States pretty much.  2,001 more words

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What I Learned From Bruce Jenner

Like most of the country, John and I watched the Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer. I have to be the first to admit that I had a general distaste for anything related to “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” and that included Bruce Jenner. 783 more words

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The deep layers of subtext in the opening scenes of First Class, Part II.

Ok, before I continue into the scenes of Erik, Charles, and Raven as adults in the first part of First Class, I’d like to point out two things. 2,711 more words

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Mayor: As same-sex marriage cases advance, city does too

CINCINNATI (AP) – The mayor of an Ohio city that endured a lengthy battle over gay rights more than a decade ago led a “send-off” Friday for plaintiffs in the same-sex marriage cases that will be argued before the U.S. 348 more words

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Oui Egalité

“Do we even have to ask?” Unfortunately, yes, we do. That’s the world we live in. They ask, we answer. We might be divided. But the will of the masses wins out, for the most part. 76 more words

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Word Of The Day 4.24.15: HETERONORMATIVE

Heteronormative

adjective

het·ero·nor·ma·tive \ˌhē-tə-rō-‘nor-mə-tiv\

:  of, relating to, or based on the attitude that heterosexuality is the only normal and natural expression of sexuality


“Supporting” queer rights as long as queer people don’t express or make known their sexuality while taking no issue with straight couples having a picture of their spouse on their desk, holding hands in public, and casually talking about dates or opposite sex partners is an example of thinly veiled heteronormativity. 9 more words

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