About Warren Blumenfeld

Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld is author of Warren’s Words: Smart Commentary on Social Justice (Purple Press); co-editor ofReadings for Diversity and Social Justice (Routledge) and Investigating Christian Privilege and Religious Oppression in the United States (Sense); editor of Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price (Beacon Press), and co-author of Looking at Gay and Lesbian Life (Beacon Press).

Stigma + Violence = Social Control

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“Concerns about institutionalized discrimination in the United States have repeatedly been raised…” — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Mixed Results in Studies Investigating LGBT Equality

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Equality can only be achieved by breaking all of the many spokes in the wheel of oppression.

Alan Turing Helped Save the World

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…and they persecuted him.

God, Guns, & Capitalism: A Recipe of Insanity

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When is enough, enough?!

The Hunger Games as Metaphor for Youth Oppression & Resistance

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I believe one of the litmus tests by which a society can be judged is the ways it treats its young people, for this opens a window projecting how that society operates generally.

James Inhofe a Not-So Sly Fox Set to Guard the Henhouse

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Who thought it was a good idea to have a climate change denier oversee the EPA?

A Reflection on Veterans Day

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Veterans of war, veterans of diplomacy, veterans of peace. Shall we honor them all?

Ebolaphobia and the Contagion of Fear

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“Germ” based fear leaves racism, sexism, and homophobia in its wake.

The Conversion of a Queer-Basher

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Former ‘queer-basher’ James Baines and his struggle to convert hate into understanding.

The Soul of a Young Artist

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Social reform is an art and art can reform society. When we look at the soul of an artist and their art, we can find the way to peace.

Love Will Conquer the Hatred

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In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard

 Malala Yousafzai & Classroom Attendance

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Malala Yousafzai recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and her influence on the love of learning.

Satire as Libel & Resistance to Anti-Racism Efforts

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What does it mean when alleged satire uses a real name with a fake quote?

Finally College Centers Meeting Needs of Underserved Students

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Imagine this: Today is your first day at college.

Happy LGBT History Month

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LGBT History and education can propel progress for the human rights movement.

Clean Potable Water a Human Right, Even in Detroit

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When water becomes a human right in a nation divided.