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Sex & Love: Sex Ed and The Screen

Take a listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnlaCOdLD2Q

‘Sex Ed and The Screen’ – partly a generous pun on ‘Sex and the City’ (which is mentioned here), but mostly, these are the two things I had in mind when thinking about this episode. 180 more words

*That* Cucumber Episode, and the Racial Pecking Order in Storytelling

*SPOILER ALERT*

Last night’s episode of Cucumber left many viewers in a state of shock when Lance Sullivan was brutally murdered by “straight” lust-interest, Daniel. 1,037 more words

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Reads of the Week: Rose McGowan for the Win

Take a look at this week’s Reads of the Week: Great articles about the LGBTQ community, feminism, women and anything else worth reading. This one’s a little old, but still worth the mention! 63 more words

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Leading the Inclusive City

In a new, international book Robin Hambleton examines the role of civic leadership in fostering the creation of inclusive cities.  The analysis presented in Leading the Inclusive City suggests that place-based leadership can make an important difference to the quality of life in a city, notwithstanding the pressures of global forces.  37 more words

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The Soul of a Character: "Representation" and Emulation

I have been listening to all the discussion about “representation” in literature, and it has made me reflect quite a bit about my own reading habits–both now and when I was younger.  764 more words

Life Lessons

Regarding Photography and Truth

In Chewing Gum and Chocolate, influential Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu writes: “A photographer is sometimes a passerby and sometimes a sojourner. But that only changes his perspective, not the act of continually looking. 1,240 more words

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