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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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What Is LGBT Pride?

It’s utterly flabbergasting to belong to a social group that is both mightily derided and highly celebrated. On the one hand LGBT people are condemned by several religious and political forces, yet on the other hand, we have earned the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Pride Month

Use of the word “pride” in social contexts can be confounding. If it is defined in strictly religious terms, pride is a problem or “sin” akin to hubris, conceit, vanity, or egotism. The positive use of pride is a bit … Continue reading

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