Dr. Warren Blumenfeld on the need to reexamine university mascots and mottos.
Warren J. Blumenfeld, College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is author of Warren’s Words: Smart Commentary on Social Justice (Purple Press); editor of Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price (Beacon Press), and co-editor of Readings for Diversity and Social Justice (Routledge) and Investigating Christian Privilege and Religious Oppression in the United States (Sense).
Warren Blumenfeld recalls a visit to a shop in Poland where the owner kept a painting of a “rich Jew” to bring good luck. That same type of hypocrisy, misappropriation and racial stereotyping is similar to the debate about the Washington Redskins today.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes revoking Affirmative Action could cause disastrous consequences.
Warren Blumenfeld looks at 3 cases concerning marriage equality to explain the real-life differences between ethics and morality.
Warren Blumenfeld explains how, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” Especially for the LGBT community in Eastern Europe.
Pope Francis’ attitude towards homosexual priests is the first step on the path to healing the relations between the Catholic church and the LGBT community. But there’s still more work to do.
Warren Blumenfeld believes US Representative Steve King needs to vacate his office, “before he commits further and possibly irreversible damage to his constituents, his home state, his Party, his country, and, ultimately, to himself.”
Warren Blumenfeld explains that many people in the US understand “Christian proselytizing as resting upon a foundation of Christian privilege in the United States.”
Professor Warren Blumenfeld reflects on the Rolling Stone’s decision to feature the Boston Marathon Bomber.
Do we judge female and male Comic Book Movie actors differently? Alex Yarde says absolutely. This week, Gal Gadot was cast as the new Wonder Woman, I wrote about it here, but after reading the fan sites her detractors aren’t sighting her acting chops. All anyone really seems to want to talk about […]
The first in our series of cruddy Christmas ads from yesteryear.
An excerpt from photographer Jason Landry’s new book of essays.
You put your heart on the line and you swing for the fences… and sometimes you’re gonna strike out.
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A choir 5,000 voices strong pays tribute to Zach Sobiech. It is sad and wonderful.
Matthew Remski discusses ways to create a lasting connection between dads and their new babies, one that is attentive and not reactive.
Danny Baker discovered the hard way that depending on your lover to also be your therapist is disastrous for your relationship.
What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.
Gary Lai is married to Jill Morley of Fight Like a Girl fame. And the question he gets asked all the time is, “What do you think when your wife gets hit in the face.”
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Confused, retired Lt. Colonel Ronald Johnson knocked on the wrong door one early morning.