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).

A Reflection of Memorial Day

Can we finally expand the definition of the term “patriot”.

Empathy as Antidote to Bullies and Demagogues

How do we combat hateful enemies in the most effective way?

Contraception and Little Sisters Carrying a Big Stick

What is the best way to protect young people, establish and preserve strong families and communities, rise from poverty, and ensure the preservation of humanity?

Donald Trump and the Politics of Bullying

What message do we send our youth about their right to bully others when we support a candidate like Trump?

North Carolina and the Specter of the Predatory ‘Other’

By passing House Bill 2, its notorious so-called “transgender no bathroom” bill, the North Carolina legislature has played with fire by further stigmatizing and misdefining the state’s trans* residents.

John Kasich’s Anachronistic Traveling Show

John Kasich is not the saving grace of the GOP, and Warren J Blumenfeld tells us why.

Democratize The Electoral System

We must finally and fully scrap the undemocratic Electoral College system.

Religious Freedom Laws Permit Freedom to Discriminate

“States Rights” and “Religious Beliefs” have long served as the allied battle cry to deny people’s rights.

The Reality of How Women are Treated by the Republican Party

Trump’s recent comments about abortions aren’t as surprising when looked at in the context of the Republican party’s treatment of women.

The Terrorism of Depriving Self-Definition

When people kill themselves because of the way someone makes them feel, they are being terrorized.

Radical Christian Terrorists

If we identify Islamic terrorists by their religion, why not Christian terrorists?

New Movement Meeting the Needs of White Lives

What’s happened that’s left white people feeling so left out?

Cruz Control of U.S. Muslims

Why are politicians making a habit of treating citizens as “others?”

DSM as Political Guidebook

Trying to understand what the heck is wrong with our politicians? Understanding psychiatry may help.

Don’t Confuse Fascist Nationalism for Patriotism

Politicians would rather blame poverty within our communities and low achievement in our schools on the “cultures” of those suffering from the inequities.

Christian Proselytizing as a Form of Oppression

While many Christians view proselytizing as offering the gift of Jesus to the “unbelievers,” many if not most individuals of other faiths and many non-believers consider this as not merely an imposition or as manipulation, but, in fact, consider this as a form of oppression.