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A Letter to my son Jacob on his 5th birthday — Medium

A Letter to my son Jacob on his 5th birthday — Medium.

Gender orientation…once again.  In another brain, in another place, in another genetic pool, unrelated to me, unrelated to “demonic possession”, unrelated to “unsubmission and rebellion”, unrelated to “mental illness”… 101 more words

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What the hell is wrong with us?

Woke up to this news on the front page yesterday! A 35 year old mom feeds her 4 year old and 1 year old daughters rusted nails in their glass of milk, causing them to choke and die. 796 more words


Why I Get Very Concerned When I Am Called Names...

The men became enraged once they discovered that Nettles was transgender, according to prosecutors and a fight broke out.

Dixon punched Nettles in the face, making her to fall to the ground and strike her head on the sidewalk, causing a serious brain injury, said Assistant District Attorney Nicholas Viorst. 104 more words

Gender Issues

Random Readings pt 5

Surprisingly, Rome is not as hung with penises as Florence. Maybe that’s because  so much of the statuary predates the Renaissance, when men and women were presented and their images preserved in marble robes, or charmingly plump fig leaves. 1,104 more words

Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)

By Ingunn Ikdahl & Morag Goodwin

In January this year, a European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD) was launched. EDOLAD is a unique doctoral programme, developed by 6 universities. 660 more words

International Human Rights Law

Kay Sera: Not to be Miss'd

I recently started a discussion in social media about the use of the prefix “Miss” when introducing a performer. My request was, I thought, fairly straightforward: My stage name is Kay Sera. 541 more words

Baltimore Burlesque

"Raise Your Hand If You've Been Faking the Orange"

My name is Chela, and I’m a fake.
At least, that’s how I feel most of the time.

At some point we’ll discuss how my fraudulent feelings conflict with my annoyance at unsolicited professional and life advice from everyone around me with an inkling of an opinion about my life, but for now, let’s just focus on the fact that I’m feeling very much like a sham. 846 more words