Category Archives: religion

Memories of the AIDS Epidemic

Sometimes on weekends, I get a nostalgic urge and pull out one of my photo albums. The kind of albums that are actual cardboard and paper with plastic sheaths to protect actual paper and emulsion photographs. Yesterday, the photos from … Continue reading

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Phenomena Are Indifferent

It’s very tempting to believe that when something happens, it does so as a way to reward or to punish people. We see this when someone claims that a hurricane destroyed a city because of “sinful people” living in that … Continue reading

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Orlando Anniversary

One year ago, today, a gunman opened fire at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.  It was determined that 29-year-old Omar Mateen of Port Saint Lucie, Florida opened fire at the Pulse nightclub around 2:00 a.m. Afterwards he left … Continue reading

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Prisoners Of Ourselves

Have you ever felt like you’re trapped in a life situation that offers no release? Do you ever feel like you’re a prisoner? Assuming that you are not an actual inmate in a jail or penitentiary, do you have any … Continue reading

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What Is The Truth?

We are now living in a year that will be noteworthy in history.  The swirling of political events and their repercussions are astounding in that we won’t know their full impacts until years from now.  We also don’t know the … Continue reading

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LGBT Pride Month

There are places in the world where tyrannical regimes and religious dogmatists encourage persecution and murder of LGBT people with impunity. Currently, the most infamous place is Chechnya in southern Russia. There, police and paramilitary forces are rounding up gay … Continue reading

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The Attrocities In Chechnya

In times like these, we have to stand up for the safety and well-being of our brothers and sisters.  There is little constructive concern in official United States reaction to the ongoing human rights violations in Chechnya. The Chechen Republic … Continue reading

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