Tag Archives: homophobia

An Insidious Insincerity

One of my acquaintances is very deeply closeted about being gay.  No amount of logic or discussion with him will alter this. Of course, it’s futile to try to change anyone’s mind, especially if the view is so deeply personal. … 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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Bias Motivated Crime

While enjoying a vanilla malt at the local Dairy Queen yesterday, I couldn’t help but overhear a heated quarrel between two college age young women about hate crime laws in America.  The argument made me wonder if anti-bias laws are … 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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Victims Of Nazism

There should be no denial of the fact of the genocide of Jewish people during the regime of Adolf Hitler and his diabolical political machinations. Last year marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps. The … Continue reading

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Celebrate Bisexuality Day

From time to time, some people still ask me what all the letters in the alphabet soup name of the LGBT community stand for.  It’s interesting to watch the expressions on their faces when I rattle off the categories for … Continue reading

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