About Warren Blumenfeld

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).

A New Peer Youth Chorus Transforming the World

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Youth of all identities are fighting deadly oppression as an activist chorus transforming the world.

Linking Anti-Jewish Oppression and Heterosexism

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Oppression against any group causes most people to lose. The system of oppression must be dismantled.

Ferguson, MO & Beyond Heroes, Holidays, Food & Festivals

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How do we move beyond a narrow focus on race and justice in the USA?

Reflections on a Pre-Stonewall Queer Life

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A personal journey through the changes in Queer life from 1951-2014.

How We All Pay the Price for Homophobia

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A loss of sight causes Warren Blumenfeld to gain new insight into homophobia, and the length of its effects.

On Democracy

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Does responsible leadership require a responsible electorate in a democracy?

Dear Pope Francis, We Need to Talk About Gender

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When Pope Francis visits the USA in 2015, Warren Blumenfeld wants him to be ready to explore sex, gender, and family.

REsegregation? Race and Education 1954 to 2014

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Warren Blumenfeld considers the different languages of “Race” and school REsegregation since Brown v Board of Education.

Julion Evans Doesn’t Get a Funeral

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Pastor T.W. Jenkins denies the grieving family of Julion Evans the right to a funeral.

Stigmatization & Violence as Social Control: Fear of the ‘Other’

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Dr. Warren Blumenfeld discusses how minority groups in the US live with the constant fear of random and unprovoked violence directed against them simply on account of their social identities.

My Research Is My Therapy

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Warren Blumenfeld takes us on a person journey of self realization and social awareness. We can all learn from his Research Therapy.

Fear of Immigrants the Terror Tactic of Choice

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Anti-immigration activists use fear to dehumanize immigrants and migrants to the U.S.A

Front Door, Back Door, Economic Chasm

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The myth of “American Opportunity” versus the reality of extreme economic imbalance in the USA.

Gays, Giants, NFL, and the Hiring of David Tyree

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The personal views of David Tyree DO matter when his duties include education and development.

Does Popular TV Entertainment Reflect Our Real World?

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Popular TV embraces the historical based series, could this be a signifier of a deeper cultural violence.

What If They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

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Warren Blumenfeld asserts that it’s the leaders of Israel and Palestine who perpetuate the conflict, while the majority of the general populace desires true and lasting peace.